[pmwiki-users] Self registration

Oliver Betz list_ob at gmx.net
Fri Jan 23 06:22:37 CST 2009

"Patrick R. Michaud" wrote:


>This misses the point I was aiming at.  At some point an administrator
>may need to manipulate SiteAdmin.AuthUser directly (e.g., to remove
>someone's account), and if there are hundreds of user records in
>the SiteAdmin.AuthUser page it's more difficult to do this.
>If it's in Profile.XYZ then it's easy to locate and manipulate

It should be as easy and safe with a tool like HtpasswdForm.

>Also, SiteAdmin.AuthUser stores more information than just usernames
>and passwords, it also stores group memberships.  Keeping group
>memberships in individual profile pages would also be much simpler.

How would you implement it - "one profile page per group"?

I think a .htgroup file (with the according tools) is clearer because
you get all memberships in one place.


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