[pmwiki-users] ajax-like skins (was: new recipe ShowHide)
john.rankin at affinity.co.nz
Thu Mar 2 16:48:35 CST 2006
On Friday, 3 March 2006 11:00 AM, Robin Sheat <robin at kallisti.net.nz> wrote:
>On Friday 03 March 2006 05:06, Jon Haupt wrote:
>> Anyhow, I think this kind of thing would make a great PmWiki skin and
>> I'm thinking this recipe could be a good first step toward something
>> like that.
>The _big_ issue with AJAX for something like this, is linkability. You
>have to design it such that you can tell someone "go here to see the
>difference" or "go here to edit the page". If you don't design with
>bookmarkability in mind, then this is impossible. Not that it's a bad
>idea, but something to keep in mind.
How does AJAX address security? If I can read, but not edit, how
does it know whether "go here to edit the page" is an allowed
show/hide event in browse mode?
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