[pmwiki-users] Self registration

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Thu Jan 22 09:23:00 CST 2009

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 07:58:23AM +0100, Peter Bowers wrote:
> > (2)  it's not clear where this additional information should be
> >      stored -- in the SiteAdmin.AuthUser page directly or in
> >      individual user profile pages
> I'm probably missing something based on my inexperience in only managing a
> couple wiki sites as opposed to the dozens many of the rest of you manage,
> but where would the advantage be to keeping the additional information in a
> user profile page?  You certainly don't want people to be able to update
> their unprotected profile and change their email without it being confirmed
> in some way if it's part of the official identity, right?  And most people
> wouldn't want their email to be published cleartext on a web-page...

Sorry, I wasn't clear.  The intent is to store this information as
page attributes (which aren't user visible), not in the text of the 
wiki page itself.


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