[pmwiki-users] AuthUser - password creation and change

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Fri Mar 3 06:59:39 CST 2006

On Fri, Mar 03, 2006 at 12:23:46PM +0100, kirpi at kirpi.it wrote:
> > In order to do password recovery we need a place
> > to keep email addresses, so that we can send a link
> > that grants special permission to set a new password.
> I always liked the "old" style idea of logging-in with your email
> address which, in other words, means that you register with
> id = your at email.here
> pass = *********

I think it would be possible for PmWiki to use email addresses
as login identifiers, with just a few changes.  But it's not a solution
that would work for everyone; there are places where using an email
address as a login wouldn't be appropriate.


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