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From Christian Kohlschütter>
Subject Re: Wiki write access
Date Thu, 22 Apr 2004 10:26:32 GMT
On Thursday 22 April 2004 12:10, Erik Hatcher wrote:
> On Apr 22, 2004, at 3:25 AM, Christian Kohlschütter wrote:
> > Is this behaviour explicitly desired or is it a wiki misconfiguration?
> >
> > I understand that all Lucene users should be able to modify the wiki's
> > contents, but at least, they should be forced to create a user profile
> > beforehand.
> I am pretty certain this behavior is by design.  Even requiring a
> profile wouldn't prevent vandals creating a bogus profile.
> The diffs are sent to the e-mail list for this very reason - oversight.
> 	Erik

I think that requiring a user profile with a valid email address and password 
usually would reduce possible spamming (like mailing list subscriptions), as 
you can easily identify the culprit.

However, I was just curious about this.


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