[pmwiki-users] Comment Password (was: 2.2 Series & Blog/comments)

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Sat Sep 23 12:43:16 CDT 2006

On Sat, Sep 23, 2006 at 06:23:28PM +0200, Nils Knappmeier wrote:
> In the discussion on the AddDeleteLine(v1) page in the cookbook, some 
> people said that they would like to be able to collect the data that was 
> inserted on an internal page, so that the collected data could not be 
> read by anyone.
> I will probably modify AddDeleteLine so that it verifies the 'comment' 
> password instead of the 'edit' password, when PmWiki 2.2 is there. so 
> the question is: Will it then be possible to 'read'-protect a page, yet 
> leave the opportunity to 'comment' a page?

Yes, 'read' and 'comment' are orthogonal.  Thus it's possible for a
page to be configured such that authors can add content to a page but
cannot read the page's contents.  (Of course, the form for adding
content would need to be in a page that *can* be read.)


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