New clug website?

Damien Elmes clug at
Thu Jun 20 13:43:13 EST 2002

Bob Edwards <Robert.Edwards at> writes:

> The way we are setting it up is with two bin directories: one protected
> by basic auth using LDAP with all bins and the other unprotected with the
> edit etc. bins removed.
> This means that anyone can read/search etc. any page, but to
> edit/create/change
> etc. pages you need to be authenticated.
> However, the TWiki documentation makes it clear that they believe that you
> shouldn't stop anyone from editing anything. An interesting social
> experiment.

The interesting thing is that it mostly works! I've seen wikis available from
sawfish to emacs to a seattle wireless broadband group, and never encountered
inappropriate material. That's not to say it never happens, but by making the
content really easy to update, you encourage people to make changes.

Damien Elmes

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