[pmwiki-users] New AuthUser documentation, review/suggestions needed

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Sun Mar 5 22:28:56 CST 2006

On Sun, Mar 05, 2006 at 11:27:19PM -0500, Bronwyn Boltwood wrote:
> On 3/5/06, Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote:
> > I've made a start on new AuthUser documentation on pmwiki.org, and
> > would really appreciate any comments or suggested improvements
> > (especially from people who are actually using or thinking of
> > using AuthUser, of which I'm not one :-).
> Were I planning to use Site.AuthUser, I would have no clue how to produce
>     username: $1$Oq6.2RKJ$Qi0Y8YpCUSqF2sQxBO9r/.
> Is there a step involving ?action=crypt missing?

The easiest way to do this is:

    username: (:encrypt something:)

When the page is saved, PmWiki automatically takes "(:encrypt something:)"
and replaces it with the crypt of "something".

> And I did a little work in a couple other spots, to clarify things.

Excellent, thanks!


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