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Today Andrew Eddie posted a useful explanation of the new ACL (Access Control) he is building for Joomla 1.6.

Whilst Andrew has tried to explain a difficult concept it was still written by a developer for developers.

So I thought I would have a go at translating it into "normal" speak.

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How often have you struggled to remember the wierd and wonderful syntax of a plugin?

How often have you wondered how you tricked Joomla into doing something?

How often have cursed yourself for not making notes?

Browsing the web all day some trends really start to stand out. Designers seem to be under the misapprehension that white space is bad and that they need to fill it.

Of course in the Joomla world we have all those wonderfuly useless eye-candy gadgets (oops I meant to say modules) to chose from to fill that white space.

But do they add to the site or does the site become so busy that your visitor misses your important content?