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Login Text Fields At The Gates?

by gaggio (Friar)
on Oct 25, 2000 at 15:49 UTC ( #38335=monkdiscuss: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

This is something that I have been wondering for a while... Why don't we want to have the username/password textfields on PM's frontpage?
They would take so little space... and users like me who login everytime (because they clean their cookies a lot :-) would not have to load a separate page.
To make it more fun, I guess it would even be possible to use the search text field for login, where something like "myusername/mypassword" would be automatically recognized as a login.
What do you think?

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RE: Login Text Fields At The Gates?
by BigJoe (Curate) on Oct 25, 2000 at 16:36 UTC
    I think a quick nodelet on the side that only is on for Anonymous Monks. Make it a different color so that people that "Accidently" get logged off will know to log back in.


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      Now that is the coolest idea for PM that I've heard in a while!

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RE: Login Text Fields At The Gates?
by vroom (Pope) on Oct 25, 2000 at 22:25 UTC

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