[pmwiki-users] Allow write password to substitute for read password

David Sovinski aslan at aslandata.com
Tue Aug 16 12:30:33 CDT 2005

I have several pmwikis that some groups are read protected and write 
protected with different passwords
5 committees share the same read password amoung the five(5) groups but 
each of the groups has a different write password.
So you can read all the groups but only change the contents your own group.

Many times I go in to the wiki with the express purpose of  making 
changes/updates. This necessitates entering the read password hitting 
the edit link and then entering the write password. Or else adding 
"?action=edit" when it asks me for the read password (if I do this it no 
longer asks me for the read password after edits have been made).

It would really be nice to enter the write password and get read 
permissions by default. The place where difficulties might exist is then 
going to other groups because it might be tough to keep the read 
permissions amoung groups having only entered the write password for one 
of the groups. However that would be a small price to pay for not always 
having to enter the read password then the write password.

David Sovinski (Caspian)

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