WiscChat - Description of Roles and Privileges

This document provides a description of the roles and privileges of users participating in a chat room.

Note: Administrators of domains with WiscChat enabled have the same rights as owners as described below.

Roles and Affiliations

Roles

Privileges

Table 1: Privileges Associated With Roles

Privilege None Visitor Participant Moderator
Present in Room No Yes Yes Yes
Receive Messages No Yes Yes Yes
Change Availability Status No Yes Yes Yes
Change Room Nickname No Yes* Yes Yes
Send Private Messages No Yes* Yes Yes
Invite Other Users No Yes* Yes* Yes
Send Messages to All No No** Yes Yes
Modify Subject No No* Yes* Yes
Kick Participants and Visitors No No No Yes
Grant Voice No No No Yes
Revoke Voice No No No Yes***

Changing Roles

Table 2: Role State Chart

> None Visitor Participant Moderator
None -- Enter moderated room Enter unmoderated room Admin or owner enters room
Visitor Exit room or be kicked by a moderator -- Moderator grants voice Admin or owner grants moderator privileges
Participant Exit room or be kicked by a moderator Moderator revokes voice -- Admin or owner grants moderator privileges
Moderator Exit room Admin or owner changes role to visitor * Admin or owner changes role to participant or revokes moderator privileges * --

Affiliations

Privileges

Table 3: Privileges Associated With Affiliations

Privilege Outcast None Member Admin Owner
Enter Open Room No Yes* Yes Yes Yes
Register with an Open Room No Yes N/A N/A N/A
Enter Members-Only Room No No Yes* Yes Yes
Ban Members and Unaffiliated Users No No No Yes Yes
Edit Member List No No No Yes Yes
Edit Moderator List No No No Yes** Yes**
Edit Admin List No No No No Yes
Edit Owner List No No No No Yes
Change Room Definition No No No No Yes
Destroy Room No No No No Yes

Changing Affiliations

Table 4: Affiliation State Chart

> Outcast None Member Admin Owner
Outcast -- Admin or owner removes ban Admin or owner adds user to member list Owner adds user to admin list Owner adds user to owner list
None Admin or owner applies ban -- Admin or owner adds user to member list, or user registers as member (if allowed) Owner adds user to admin list Owner adds user to owner list
Member Admin or owner applies ban Admin or owner changes affiliation to "none" -- Owner adds user to admin list Owner adds user to owner list
Admin Owner applies ban Owner changes affiliation to "none" Owner changes affiliation to "member" -- Owner adds user to owner list
Owner Owner applies ban Owner changes affiliation to "none" Owner changes affiliation to "member" Owner changes affiliation to "admin" --

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Keywords:wiscmail instant messaging im jabberid   Doc ID:6751
Owner:Ara M.Group:WiscChat
Created:2007-11-20 19:00 CDTUpdated:2015-02-13 16:09 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Staff, Office 365, WiscChat, WiscMail
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