On Wed, 28 Jul 2004, Dan Frankowski wrote:
> Reini Urban wrote:
> >Sign in with a user name which is a valid wiki word.
> >"BillThoen" for example.
> Due to Bill's email, I went and tried to edit the
> FrequentlyAskedQuestions page. What I found is that I was able to log
> in, and able to edit the page. However, the site was SO SLOW that it was
> torture. I essentially had to do something else between clicks. I
> believe this slowness is why my edits look like they didn't take (!). If
> you look at the page source, I moved "PhpWikiDocumentation" down to the
> bottom, but the page itself still does not show that change visibly.
> Perhaps this happened to Bill?
Actually, the problem was that I had blocked cookies, and even if you sign
in using a WikiWord name, if you don't allow cookies, you lose. Anonymous
users cannot edit anything, but if you sign in as NoahBody or AnonYmous,
and accept cookies, you can still be "anonymous" and run amok.
The server really was crawling and gasping at times yesterday. If I hadn't
already seen how an unencumbered wiki works, I would have had my doubts
about the software. Maybe the demo site really ought to be on a zippier