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Re: [swish-e] SWISH authentication on Intranet/MediaWiki

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Wed May 16 2007 - 03:29:15 GMT
On Tue, May 15, 2007 at 04:58:55PM -0700, Robin Gist wrote:
> Hello -- I've been a user of swish for a little while now.  I really like
> it, so I want to use it for spidering a MediaWiki-based intranet, which uses
> a form-based authentication (instead of Basic HTTP Auth).  Unfortunately
> (from my perspective), it is POST-based instead of GET-based auth, so I
> cannot easily mock up a URL with a username and password.

Do you have access to the database?  I'd probably try and just index
the content from the database directly.

Bill Moseley

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