[pmwiki-users] (? for PM?) Re: Overview over all passwords

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Thu Sep 28 09:18:07 CDT 2006

On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 09:07:21AM -0500, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> Part of the challenge is that there's a fair bit of password
> information that needs to be displayed.  We generally want to know:
>    - if a password is set
>    - if a password comes from a per-page, per-group, or site-wide password
>    - if a particular action is coming from a "cascaded" password
>      (e.g., setting a 'read' password also implies that the same
>      password is needed for 'edit')

And, just so it doesn't get lost -- if we're in an AuthUser environment,
we also want to know which users and/or groups are authorized at each
level, as opposed to simply "is there a restriction in place?".


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