[openstreetmap/openstreetmap-website] Move to CanCanCan for authorization (#2023)

Tom Hughes notifications at github.com
Thu Nov 1 15:42:38 UTC 2018

tomhughes commented on this pull request.

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+# frozen_string_literal: true
+class Capability

The name capability comes from us - it was something we built on top of OAuth 1 to associate a token with a set of things it was allowed to do.

OAuth 2 has something similar built in but calls them scopes where when an application requests a token it indicates what scopes it wants access to.

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