[Phpmyadmin-devel] Piotr's tree and sensible options

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Wed Jul 21 17:35:50 CEST 2010

Piotr Przybylski a écrit :
> Yes, config file has a key 'UserprefsDisallow', which contains names
> of values that users cannot override. Also, setup script has
> checkboxes (next to each option) which allow to modify this. Settings
> in 'UserprefsDisallow' are marked as DISABLED in user preferences (and
> are listed in Blacklist section of my debug message).
> In addition to disabling options, some are only partially editable by
> users. Namely:
> * MaxDbList, MaxTableList, QueryHistoryMax - users can set values
> which are equal to or lower than the one hardcoded in config.*.php
> * AllowUserDropDatabase, UseDbSearch, QueryHistoryDB, ShowPhpInfo,
> ShowChgPassword - these can be only disabled (changed from true to
> false), enabling them is impossible for users
> Both cases above are marked by an icon with comment in setup script.
I don't find intuitive that for some options, a checkmark means true and
that for others, it means false (I know that you displayed "disable" but
 it requires more reflexion from the users).

The only alternative I can think of, would require a js-enabled browser
to block enabling the option.

Marc Delisle

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