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    Anonymous commented  · 

    All of Box's arguments for not doing this make no sense - the comment from Anonymous Admin in July '22 suggests that what they call "Senario A" of having access to a house but not a bathroom makes no sense.

    "(Scenario A) Notably, customers know that a user at the subfolder can't have LOWER permissions than the same user at the parent folder (e.g. if they own the folder, it would be odd for them to not also have owner access to everything inside of that folder)."

    First of all - bad analogy, I do not have a right to barge into a bathroom even in my own home if the door is locked - there are valid reasons why that would NOT be OK. Also, let's extend this lousy metaphor to a grocery store - if a 20 year old adult owns the store, that does not give them legal right to then consume the alcohol.

    The whole point of a hierarchal information structure being controlled by access levels makes no sense - most people organization information need to organize by content (i.e, Product Documentation->Product A, Product B, etc. I may want a product manager to be able to create document in the Product Doc folder but do NOT want them to even know that Product B exists - this is a common scenario and works in many other systems.

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