Why does autofill for watchers need the Global Permission "Browse User"?

Hello,

we want to let customer use the watcher function but don't want them, for security reasons, to browse all users.
is there a way for that?

also, i don't get why the watchers field isn't similar to the autofill on the "Assignee"-field, i'm missing some point here?

Regards,

Micha

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The assignee field is limited by permissions.  The watchers field could be anyone - that's the point of it - it could be anyone in the system.  If you removed the requirement to "browse all users", then the watchers field would let you browse all the users by definition...

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