Guardian bypassed through :skip_validations in TopicCreator but not in PostCreator

(Martin Eriksson) #1

When creating a topic, the guardian check for permission to create is bypassed if skip_validations is set to true:

However, when creating a reply the equivalent check is not bypassed:

Perhaps I am missing something but this looks inconsistent to me, i.e. skip_validations should bypass the guardian check either in both cases or in none of them.

In any case, I fixed this because I needed it myself (to have an importer create posts in private categories). Here is what I did: