[pmwiki-users] Password protection doesn't work?

JimB jbeuerle at triad.rr.com
Sat Sep 16 17:22:32 CDT 2006

christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Sep 2006, JimB wrote:
>> christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com wrote:
>>> It is no longer possible to protect a password from being edited by changing
>>> the attributes... this page should be protected by the password 'quick' for
>>> instance:
>>>  http://wiki.lyx.org/Playground/PasswordProtectedPage?action=edit
>>> But I just tried it and it works at pmwiki.org
>>> 	http://pmwiki.org/wiki/TestPwProtect/PasswordProtectedPage?action=edit
>>> Any ideas how I can find the problem (which I guess is with some conflicting
>>> recipes)?
>>> /Christian
>>> PS. I discovered this problem when I wanted to add a password for approving
>>> URLs. The PmWiki page doesn't say so, but I assume that in order to have a
>>> password for protecting a URL, I should protect Site.ApprovedUrls from being
>>> edited.
>> I can see the edit page, but cannot save anything.
> Yeah... that is correct - and weird. 
> I can make changes in the edit field, but saving it doesn't change the 
> result (and no warning message or nothing).
> /C
Actually, every page on the site has that same problem.  There is a "An 
author name is required." on the page though - that is a warning.


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