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authorJoey Hess <joey@gnu.kitenet.net>
Tue, 4 Aug 2009 17:40:22 +0000 (13:40 -0400)
committerJoey Hess <joey@gnu.kitenet.net>
Tue, 4 Aug 2009 17:40:22 +0000 (13:40 -0400)
doc/forum/appear_if_you_are_login_or_not_in_a_page.mdwn

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@@ -23,7 +23,14 @@ Xan.
 >>> [[write_a_plugin|plugins/write]] to add a suitable CGI action,
 >>> perhaps ?do=whoami, and insert the Javascript. --[[smcv]]
 
+>>>> It's an idea, but you're trading off a serious speed hit for a very
+>>>> minor thing. --[[Joey]]
+
 >>>> Cool idea. A similar trick (I first saw it
 >>>> [here](http://www.peej.co.uk/articles/http-auth-with-html-forms.html))
 >>>> could be used to provide a [[plugins/passwordauth]]-like login form
 >>>> for [[plugins/httpauth]]. --[[Schmonz]]
+
+>>>>> I always assumed the entire reason someone might want to use the
+>>>>> httpauth plugin is to avoid nasty site-specific login forms..
+>>>>> --[[Joey]]