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A question about subscriptions.

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A question about subscriptions.

Postby kris » Tue Aug 02, 2005 8:07 am

I am using the 'subscriber' function. With the previous version of the software, if someone wasn't subscribed, they didn't have access to the articles. Now, in order to subscribe someone I have to make them a 'user' first. I can make them a user without assigning them even the role of reader or giving them a subscription, but all articles are available to them.

I'm a little confused about how the subscribe function works...I did read 'OJS in an hour' but it doesn't address this. Does anyone have any experience with this?

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