[pmwiki-users] Re: pmwiki-users Digest, Vol 3, Issue 1

H. Fox haganfox at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Sep 1 18:10:11 CDT 2005

On 9/1/05, Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 04:14:09PM -0500, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 01:57:22PM -0700, H. Fox wrote:
> > > Why not protect by default and have unprotecting be an option?
> >
> > We could do that, but there are a few reasons for the existing
> > unprotected default.  One reason is history; existing wikis are
> > using the existing setting, and it's not always nice to suddenly
> > change the default on admins when they upgrade.
> <tangent>
> Actually, if there is one default that I wish I could easily
> change (and that in retrospect I wish I had changed sometime during
> the 2.0.devel series), it would be to configure PmWiki so that
> WikiWords are not enabled by default.

I would be happy to see that happen.

The Wikipedians did it a few years ago.


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