[pmwiki-users] Fwd: wildcard user name in authuser
editor at fast.st
Tue Mar 21 10:05:24 CST 2006
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From: The Editor <editor at fast.st>
Date: Mar 21, 2006 11:05 AM
Subject: Re: [pmwiki-users] wildcard user name in authuser
To: Jon Haupt <jhaupt at gmail.com>
I used the info in StoredAuthorName recipe info to figure out the
different options. It shows the various options and how to do them,
including setting it for convenience and requiring it. It seems to
work for me. If not, that page should be updated--but it seems to be
working for me.
By the way, by default, I believe AuthUser supplies the login name for
author automatically. So if you are not requiring it, don't do
On 3/21/06, Jon Haupt <jhaupt at gmail.com> wrote:
> When this page was moved from Cookbook/AuthUser, it appears that
> several changes were made including this. The section called "Setting
> the Author Automatically" shows quite a different method than this -
> perhaps you could try that method?
> and notes that after 2.1.b26 the author is automatically set by default...
> On 3/21/06, Neil Herber <nospam at eton.ca> wrote:
> > At 2006-03-21 09:25 AM -0600, Jon Haupt is rumored to have said:
> > >I don't think you can just do $Author = $AuthId. I'm pretty sure in
> > >order to set the Author to be the same as AuthId you need to use
> > >something more along the lines of
> > >
> > >## Enforce author tracking
> > >if ($action == 'edit') @session_start();
> > >if ($_SESSION['authid']) $Author=$_SESSION['authid'];
> > >
> > >And you could do this at another moment other than edit, I think.
> > >
> > >Jon
> > You may be right, Jon, but then the docs are wrong:
> > http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/PmWiki/AuthUser
> > near the bottom.
> > I actually don't need to forbid changes to $Author, I just want to
> > set it to the login for user convenience.
> > Would be nice to know how to do both.
> > Neil
> > Neil Herber
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