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[Discuss] wiki suggestion?
- Subject: [Discuss] wiki suggestion?
- From: eric.chadbourne at gmail.com (Eric Chadbourne)
- Date: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:58:44 -0400
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Excellent suggestions all with much to think about. I'll play with them this weekend. Thanks! Eric Chadbourne On 08/01/2014 08:49 AM, Bill Bogstad wrote: > On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 8:35 AM, Greg Rundlett (freephile) > <greg at freephile.com> wrote: >> On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 2:00 AM, David Kramer <david at thekramers.net> wrote: >> >>> On 07/31/2014 10:50 PM, John Abreau wrote: >>> ... >>> world where script kiddies destroy your site because they can. I used >>> MediaWIki for one project and it is not designed like that. It's very >>> hard to lock down, and script kiddies put porn links all over the site. >>> >> >> I think some clarification and correction is needed here with respect to >> the capabilities of MediaWiki. MediaWiki software is very easy to lock >> down. See https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:User_rights >> >> I have zero script kiddies vandalizing my public (anonymous read) wiki >> (because anonymous write is not allowed; and you can't get an account >> unless I give you one.) >> >> I create wikis inside corporate firewalls where authentication is handled >> by Google Apps and content is not accessible unless you are logged in. >> Certain content is white-listed (like the main page, and a page on login >> help) so that even if you have physical access to the wiki, you must >> authenticate in order to view pages. That's pretty "locked down". Once >> authenticated, anyone in the company can edit any page on the wiki. That's >> what wikis are designed to do. > > So if I understand what you are saying, MediaWiki gives either zero access > or 100% access? Sort of like having a login on a Unix/Linux system where > every file/directory is Read/Write world. You still need a login to > do anything, > but once you have one you can do practically anything. > > Bill Bogstad > _______________________________________________ > Discuss mailing list > Discuss at blu.org > http://lists.blu.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss >