[pmwiki-users] Password trouble with pmwiki-mode at pmwiki.org

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Wed May 11 08:42:25 CDT 2005

On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 03:37:24PM +0200, chr at home.se wrote:
> > However, you probably don't want to deal with cookies in Emacs, so
> > perhaps you could try doing an HTTP POST with the "authpw" value set
> > to "password"?
> Um.. I tried the following URI, but it didn't work..
> 	http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Test/Password?authpw=password
> Should it have worked?

No, I wrote the authentication module to only accept
authpw values via POST requests -- somehow it just feels more
secure.  If we can convince ourselves that it's okay to accept
passwords from the url, then I can switch this to accept passwords
from the URL as well.


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