[pmwiki-users] Proposed change to password memorization
nospam at mail.eton.ca
Thu Feb 24 09:26:55 CST 2005
At 2005-02-24 09:03 AM -0600, Patrick R. Michaud is rumored to have said:
>I think this resolves a lot of the confusion -- authors who are doing
>edits, uploads, and other protected activities still only enter the
>password once and it's good for the remainder of the session, while
>those who are setting or changing passwords will get prompted for
>them for testing purposes.
>While I'm at it, I will probably also add an ?action=logout that
>also clears session passwords, as an alternate mechanism.
>Comments, suggestions? Anyone see anything I'm overlooking?
This sounds like an excellent solution to me. What would make it an
outstanding solution is if the attributes page displayed the state of the
various passwords (set or clear). Trying to figure out where the password
is set (default, group, or page) is voodoo right now.
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