A year or two ago, you helpfully implemented a suggestion of mine (emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org on Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 6:08 PM, subject "s3.amazonaws.com and permission column") of showing AWS permissions in the permissions column, but since 5.1 or so, this seems to have stopped working; the permissions column has gone back to just showing "--". This may be related to another issue #9731 I've been newly seeing (in a file's info dialog, changes to permission are not immediately shown without refresh + returning to that file's info dialog), but I'll of course enter a separate ticket for that one.
For reference (I don't recall if I created a tracker account and entered it as a ticket, though I see in my email David Kocher replied suggested I do so), this was the original email back then:
"Because the ACL is a list of grantees with a list of permissions it is difficult to visualize in a single table cell. I understand that you suggest just to display the permissions of the "http://acs.amazonaws.com/groups/global/AllUsers" (anonymous) group. We would need to introduce a new column in the browser for this which I will consider for a future release."
You wouldn't necessarily need a new column, and you wouldn't have to show just the permissions for the anonymous group. Since the permission column isn't currently being used to display anything else while connected to s3, then for Amazon s3 connection cases alone, each cell in the Permission column could display full permission information for that row's file, as a simple comma-delimited or semicolon-delimited string, e.g. "Everyone:READ; exampleuser:FULL_CONTR..." Sure, depending on the number of grantees, that may seem a bit long for one table cell, but the user could always just drag the column boundary to widen the column until there's no ellipsis and see the whole grantee list.
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