[pmwiki-users] Self registration

Tegan Dowling tmdowling at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 13:55:39 CST 2009

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 1:09 PM, Sameer Kumar <sameerkumar at gmail.com> wrote:
>> My suggestion is a profile page that the user can edit freely, and make
>>  typos, and not quite understand the markup (we all know users like
>> that), and a separate page that the user can access only through a form
>> that deals with authentication, etc. That protected page could be one
>> per user, or one big one.
> I agree with Sandy's suggestion about keeping the profile
> pages separate from auth information, which requires a greater control.
> I think that Pmwiki should come with an entire "authentication
> module/package" (AuthUser + htpasswd Form + etc.) which would be disabled by
> default. When enabled, it must allow for self-authentication, with an
> optional "email moderator and wait", as suggested by Sandy. It would be
> great to have a Userid, passwd and an email address associated with each
> user account so that if required, it would be possible to use "authgroups"
> to manage email notifications. This, in my opinion, would be an ideal setup.

I'm a "friendly friend" of this scheme, as Sandy and Sameer have
sketched it. I'd use it.  If it were in place I might be able to
create wikis that at present I defer to friends who do drupal.

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