[pmwiki-users] Find out password for one page
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
>> $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.
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