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Re: wiki on sf

From: Etienne Grossmann
Subject: Re: wiki on sf
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2003 08:46:02 +0100
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this is just to say that our sysadmin here said 

- ok for hosting a wiki
- ok for virtual hostname

  So we have this option for hosting the wiki. The machine is or

  I got Oddmuse working on my machine, but didn't manage (yet) to use
the previous octave-wiki (I guess I should s/old_host/new_host/ a
little everywhere, right?).

On Thu, Jun 05, 2003 at 12:28:24AM +0200, Alex Schroeder wrote:
# D. Goel <address@hidden> writes:
# >>   Is oddmuse more secure? Or can one (do we want to?) limit the
# >> access to octave-forge users?
# A few words on "security": Protection is implemented via a password
# stored in a cookie.  Therefore, by any sane standard, this is not
# "security" -- it is just a bit of obscurity.  Even if the admin

  Indeed, from oddmuse's code, it looks like 'little-sister'
security. I don't know much on the subject, but iigc your next
sentences, a script in a html page cannot make the server do a system

# password is discovered, however, the administrator cannot do any
# permanent damage -- the admin cannot permanently delete any pages, for
# example.  Doing immediate permanent damage requires hacking the
# account.  Therefore, while protection is weak, the risk is small,
# too.
# I have an email by a user in my queue talking about setting up a wiki
# on -- interested?

  Sure, I was going to ask.



# Jason Diamond writes:
# > It worked fine. I now have OddMuse running on SF at
# > <>. I haven't started actually using
# > it yet but it does seem to be working. I'll add a page to the
# > OddMuse wiki about what I did to get it to work.
# Alex.

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