[pmwiki-users] Find out password for one page

Mike mike at widowitz.com
Mon Oct 2 16:16:57 CDT 2006

Patrick R. Michaud wrote on 02.10.2006 22:46:
> On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 04:22:30PM -0400, Crisses wrote:
>>    On Oct 2, 2006, at 4:03 PM, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
>>      Being able to configure per-page and per-group passwords from
>>      config.php has some interesting possibilities, however.  Then 
>>      an administrator that doesn't want authors to set passwords could 
>>      lock ?action=attr as described above, and maintain everything
>>      through config.php (or possibly Site.AuthUser).
>>      Question:  if we did this and if a password is set for a page in 
>>      both config.php and its corresponding page, which one should
>>      be used?
>>    I'm hesitant to go here.  But I think that it should be a switch in the
>>    config.
>>    $PasswordPrecedence = "page";
>>    $PasswordPrecedence = "config";
>>    (or a switch).
>>    I can't see changing this and driving current admins nuts.  I don't
>>    personally have a need for this feature.
> Oh, the default will continue to be PmWiki's current way of
> doing things -- no chance of that changinge.  I'm simply considering
> offering this additional mechanism for admins that really want to be 
> able to control everything from a central place, as opposed to 
> having it spread throughout lots of page files.  
> Centralized access control is one reason admins choose UserAuth
> over AuthUser, so it'd be nice if we could make such a feature
> available w/o UserAuth.
> Pm

Pleeeaaaaase :-))

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