Subject Re: [IB-Architect] System predefined roles
Author Jim Starkey
At 01:33 PM 4/25/01 +0200, Ivan Prenosil wrote:
>> When IB5 was created, roles were added. Apologies if I hurt someone here,
>> but I can't understand why, despite other system tables, nobody thought on
>> including a rdb$system_flag field in rdb$roles.
>Probably for the same reason why rdb$generators does not have field
rdb$owner_name :-)

No cigar. When I defined RDB$GENERATORS RDB$USER_NAME didn't exist.
Security (and de facto ownership) was handled by security classes
with access control lists (a vastly better model than grant/revoke).

Jim Starkey