Daniel Mayer wrote:
Toby Bartels wrote:
>If we require /everybody/ to log in, then
>it [...] should say "'''Edit
>this page'''" with a nice bright link -- that
>sends them to the log in page (returning
>to the edit page).
That is a bit misleading, no? I've had this trick
played on me many times by
clicking on a link that indicates there is content behind it just to be
presented with a "free-registration" screen.
Good point. It should thus say "Log in to '''edit this
Anyway, I claim invalidity /only/ for
your argument that people won't notice that they can't edit pages
(or rather, I still claim that there are ways around it).
I don't challenge any of the other arguments that people have presented.
And right now, it doesn't look like anybody currently supports
restricting edits to logged in users, at least to begin with;
so it doesn't really matter.