[pmwiki-users] authentication problems (built-in and authuser)

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Thu Nov 24 11:18:49 CST 2005

On Thu, Nov 24, 2005 at 09:16:32AM -0800, Christopher Dant wrote:
> > I'm guessing that most people would expect ?action=login
> > to automatically logout any previous login, but I wanted to
> > verify that expectation with the list first.
> > 
> > Pm
> This is what makes sense to me, too. We would still want ?action=logout
> and the ability to use conditional markup to display the appropriate
> prompt (logout to logged-in users and vice versa).
> In the basic model, is visiting a site that requires a read password
> equivalent? IE:
>    - visitor arrives and is shown the login form in order to read the
> site?

Anytime a visitor goes to a page or feature for which they are not 
yet authorized, they are presented with a form to gain authorization.
That form can contain conditional markups or other items to customize
what the visitor sees at that point.


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