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Hi, 

Our project is growing and requires new programmers. We have few candidates, however each of them to fully understand the project and say weather the level of complexity is suitable for him needs access to code. Only after analyzing the code they will be able to say whether they can do the job we require.

Optimal solution for us would be to give them access  with an permission to "view code only" and with no permission to download the project. 

So there are two problems:
1) the lowest user permission settings in Bitbucket still provides the access to download the files of the whole project. Is there an option to create a user with a "code view only" permission?
2) if providing "view code only" access isn't possible, we still can give them standard access, however we would like to be able to see in logs whether they downloaded the files (we would forbid them to do that through a legal agreement). However we cannot find such logs in our current version.

Please let us know how to do that optimally. 

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When you say "view", do you mean that they should be able to see the code in the web UI?

Because, if so and we also assume that they can see any source code file, then how is different from "downloading" the code? What's the difference?

(Quick practical solution: create a ZIP from the code and give it to them. That's it.)

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