Groups Architecture

Joel Peshkin bugreport at
Sat Aug 19 19:09:39 UTC 2006

Max Kanat-Alexander wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-08-19 at 07:24 -0700, Joel Peshkin wrote:
>> Migrating sites from one system to another is a bit harder.  If you have 
>> 3 locks on a door, you have to issue new keys to people that had every 
>> one of the 7 possible combinations of keys to the door and you have to 
>> replace the 3 locks with 7 locks.
> 	Yeah, that's what I was thinking of doing, was during migration just
> creating combination groups. It would be a bit chaotic for some
> installations, but most large installations that I've worked with rarely
> have a bug in more than one group (because of the AND nature of groups).
> And we'd make sure to have print out all the created
> combination groups.

Perhaps we could prevail on Karl or Erik to write a quick script to 
identify the number of combinations in use and  post the results??

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