[pmwiki-users] PmWiki as page clipping service

tamouse mailing lists tamouse.lists at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 21:26:55 CST 2012

On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 6:19 PM, H. Fox <haganfox at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> 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.
> Hagan

Actually, yes it is lost, as the information is passed via the query
string. When the page jumps to the log in page and then back to the
new page (or the link catching page), the information from the
original query string is lost.

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