[pmwiki-users] Re: Supporting different modes in default pmwiki

Karl Loncarek (Klonk) dh2mll at web.de
Fri Aug 12 01:50:00 CDT 2005

"Patrick R. Michaud" <pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote in 
news:20050811194900.GB26273 at host.pmichaud.com:

> On Thu, Aug 11, 2005 at 03:07:06PM -0400, Bronwyn Boltwood wrote:
>> Could we, in display view, show only a "Login" link, that, when
>> clicked, asks for the page's edit password, and reloads the page in
>> the appropriate view?  Logging in would also reveal the full version
>> of the view switcher, including a Logout link that gets rid of the
>> cookie with your passwords.
> I've been musing that "logging in" might become as simple as having
> a standard page that requires a password to read it.  For example,
> navigating to Site.Login could prompt the user for a password,
> and accept whatever password was entered.  Since PmWiki remembers
> passwords, it'd be used for subsequent accesses.
> Also, since we can create limited forms using markup, it wouldn't be
> hard to create a 'login' page or put login forms into sidebars.
> Something like:


> Pm
What about simply adding a "login" and "logout" action. See 

Bye Karl

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