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Re: using ACL in model

Subject: Re: using ACL in model
From: cricket
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2010 15:40:31 -0800 PST
I think that would best be left to the controller. Think of what the C
in ACL stands for.

To avoid repeating code, create a protected method _changeStatus() and
check there if the User is allowed.

On Mar 8, 3:39 pm, sawa <sava.ra...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering if it's possible to use ACL in model instead of the
> controller.
> Let's say I have fat models and I have model method change_status.
> Now, in my controllers I may invoke $mymodel->change_status on couple
> of places and I don't want to check if user is authorized to do
> change_status everywhere. Instead of that I want to check if user is
> authorized in the model, so when I invoke that method in my
> controllers I don't have to worry about forgetting to check user
> privileges for that operation.
> Any ideas?

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