[pmwiki-users] Proposed change to password memorization
dominique.faure at laposte.net
Thu Feb 24 15:38:33 CST 2005
At Thursday, February 24, 2005 4:51 PM [GMT+1=CET], Patrick R. Michaud
> On Thu, Feb 24, 2005 at 07:18:00AM -0800, steven_leite at kitimat.net wrote:
> > There might be times where the administrator wants to set/change
> > passwords in groups/pages withOUT actually logging out. So it seems
> > to me the ?action=logout might be a better solution (and less work
> > too).
> ?action=logout by itself isn't sufficient, because then the administrator
> has to realize that he/she needs to logout in order to lose the
> passwords. (In the scenario I gave in my original message, the admin
> would still
> be confused about why the password "didn't take".)
> > I'd like to see he login/logout links as "pluggable" for the template
> > in the same way that the edit this page, link and others are easily
> > placed in to the template.
> One can always add them into the template. Trying to make them
> automatically appear and disappear in every skin/menu is beyond
> the scope of what I want to do now.
IMO, I would enjoy something taking the best of AuthenticatedAsConditional
and UserAuth Cookbook recipes:
1. An 'authenticated' predicate to allow conditional display of content,
2. A couple of (:login:) (:logout:) markup to allow embedding of
'?action=login' form and '?action=logout' url where you want (eg in the
3. Internal forms of the above usable from skin code to switch blocks of
html according to user rights.
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