[pmwiki-users] PmWiki as page clipping service

H. Fox haganfox at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Feb 6 18:19:06 CST 2012

On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 1:40 PM, tamouse mailing lists
<tamouse.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have the desire to use PmWiki as a page clipping service (a la
> evernote and others). I have been working on the addlink recipe to
> make it more usable, but there are some features I'd like to add.
> The main issue for me, though, is authorization. I keep my wiki locked
> down from guest authoring to avoid spam, having just the link catching
> page world-writeable. In the scheme I propose, the group (or in the
> alternative above, the full wiki) for catching clipped pages would
> need to be world writeable, and I want to avoid this if possible. How
> can I force the user to authorize, and maintain the information coming
> from the clipping bookmarklet?

One way would be to discontinue having a world-writable link-catching page.

If you require a password to edit your link-catching page, information
coming from your clipping bookmarklet will not be lost when the
password is requested.


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