[pmwiki-users] PresenceAwarenessLight on AuthUser

Vince Administration vadmin at math.uconn.edu
Thu Sep 14 10:14:42 CDT 2006

I would love to have a
"Someone is editing this page now"  or better
"Patrick is editing this page now"  warning.

Have I missed where to find this?

On Sep 3, 2006, at 2:29 AM, kirpi at kirpi.it wrote:

>> Well, I now have a version that does work with AuthUser:
>>     http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Test/Present
>> It even works without AuthUser -- as demonstrated on pmwiki.org
>> (which isn't using AuthUser).  And, as far as I know, it should
>> work with UserAuth.
> It seems it works, at least from the outside.
> :-)
> In case anybody is allowed to login, then it will show the id instead
> of IP, I guess.
> :-)
>> In addition to the "who's doing what on the site" display, I'll
>> also be adding a "someone seems to be editing this page"
>> message to the edit form, so that if two people are editing a
>> page there'll be a nice note saying "someone else is working on it,
>> too."
> Yes Patrick, I thought longer to the privacy issue.
> While there are surely many sites which will benefit from having full
> presence awareness, there might also be many cases where not showing
> id/IP can be a safer choice.
> This addition of yours will really be good.
> Also (please allow for incompetence) I tried and think about server  
> load.
> While the default PresenceAwareness is working on the sidebar, and
> keeps an eye to the whole site, wouldn't it be possible to add a
> parameter that restricts the "eye" just to some group(s)? I can
> imagine that there are cases where the presence awareness is just
> required  somewhere, and not anywhere. That would probably (much)
> reduce server load.
> Luigi
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