Rory Browne wrote:
>TBH I think that neither the strength, nor for that matter the
>existance of authentication is relevent for a wiki. The whole idea of
>a wiki is that anyone can edit, and hopefully add to what is already
>there. Mediawiki can be told not to allow editing to certain pages as
>well, except to sysop(administrator) users.
>>"Roll on spammers and fraudsters. Let's get this school wiki site hosed,
That's what may well happen without authentication. Considering the fact
that students are your target audience, it may be a good idea to have
some sort of authentication, even if it is simplistic in nature. Not to
mention the audit trail when a _student_ does something along the same
lines and hopes he can get away with it..
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