Re: how to document multiple user roles?

Subject: Re: how to document multiple user roles?
From: Jo Baer <jbaer -at- mailbox1 -dot- tcfbank -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2001 16:53:39 -0500

Or, is it possible to write three modules? The first module would include all of
the information an "A" user needs, yet would not reveal any "B" information. The
second module would add "B" information without extensive repetition of "A"
information. The third module would complete the picture for "C" users, again
with a minimum of repitition of "A" and "B" information. Each level of user
would be provided with one, two, or all three modules, according to his or her

This approach would require careful planning, but has the potential to avoid the
problems you mentioned.


Jo Baer
Senior Technical Writer
TCF National Bank
Minneapolis, Minnesota
jbaer -at- mailbox1 -dot- tcfbank -dot- com

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kcronin -at- daleen -dot- com wrote: (in part)

> But if the permissions are based on higher/lower comparisons, I think it
> could get weird for people who do not have a certain level of permission
> to be able to read the documentation for processes that somebody else with
> a higher level of security can perform. If that's the case, it sounds like
> the information should be separated into 3 separate documents.


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