[pmwiki-users] User rating of cookbook recipes
list_ob at gmx.net
Tue Jan 20 14:35:32 CST 2009
"Patrick R. Michaud" wrote:
> > I would lot simpler for "average" people to have one recommended way,
> > but since we provide flexibility here are the other ways of achieving
> > a similar result.
> It would be a lot simpler if there _was_ an "average" person using
> PmWiki. My experience has been that there are actually about fix
> or six different groups of administrators, each group having their own
> expectations about what they want PmWiki to solve and largely
> unaware of the expectations of the other groups. So, everyone
> says "we should have one recommended way to do X", but in reality
> what happens is that "X" itself is very different from one person
> to the next.
Another problem might be that "newcomers" might initially not be sure
enough to publish their findings. Later they don't come back. I have
to admit that I belong to this group. After a test period, when
things are running unobtrusive, I simply don't remember the problems
> I agree that it would greatly help to make AutUser easier to
> understand, and we need to do that. But so far most of the
> descriptions I've seen about "the right way to set up AuthUser"
> end up being wrong for about 50% of the people looking to use it.
IMO it's _essential_ that users can change their password without
administrator intervention. HtpasswdForm is an indispensable addition
Oliver Betz, Muenchen
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