[pmwiki-users] AuthUser - password creation and change

Susan pmwiki at onebit.ca
Fri Mar 3 08:00:34 CST 2006

Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> 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.
> Pm

Also, there are often reasons to change email addresses (change ISP or 
email provider, boss decides you can't use company email, too much junk 
mail coming in).


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