An abstraction of the account / user pattern. The account owns all of the system assets and users are delegated permissions to them.
Adds required associations.
Adds passive, active and suspended states for managing accounts (requires AASM or State Machine gem)
Adds associations for assets.
gem sources -a http://gemcutter.org gem install guilded
Configure the Gem for use:
gem 'accountable' # Rails 3 config.gem 'accountable' # Rails 2
Install the Gem:
bundle install # Rails 3 rake gems:install # Rails 2
class Account < ActiveRecord::Base acts_as_accountor end class User < ActiveRecord::Base acts_as_accountee end class Thing acts_as_accountors_asset end
class Group < ActiveRecord::Base acts_as_accountor :of => :members, :with_state => :state_machine, :assets => %w(things) end class Member < ActiveRecord::Base acts_as_accountee :of => :group end class Thing acts_as_accountors_asset end
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