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I'm trying to do as follows:

  • All users can edit all posts from other authors (sort of wiki)
  • Some posts have an "owner". When owner is specified only this user can edit the post.

Do you have any suggestions for this kind of permission settings?

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What do you mean by "owner"? Every post has an author so I don't think that is what you mean. You scheme would not work if it were since everything would be "owned". – s_ha_dum Mar 12 '13 at 20:14
Sorry for not explaining it well. "Owned" is a flag I will add to my custom post type via custom field (just for some posts). This kind of post has a specified author that will be the only able to edit the post. All the "non-owned" submitted posts should not be associated to a specific author (maybe all associated with admin or similar) and be editable by everyone. – Andycap Mar 13 '13 at 9:07

Actually I got it, just needed some simple logic.

If the post has an "owner" (the only person that can edit the post) I manually set the custom field "owned" to 1 and the author as the one that can edit.

On the edit post page (I'm doing it front-end) I check if "owned" custom field is = 1 and the author is = current user then I show the edit form. If not, I display a message. If the custom field "owned" is = 0, then I display the edit form so everyone can edit.

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