Opened 8 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

#10952 closed (fixed)

Documentation of user authentication needs improvement

Reported by: Daniel Hepper Owned by: nobody
Component: Documentation Version: master
Severity: Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Ready for checkin
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:

Description

The section Other built-in views is incomplete/wrong.

E.g. it says:
"views.password_reset(): Allows a user to reset their password, and sends them the new password in an e-mail." In reality, a one-use only link is created to reset the password.

The attached patch fixes this and other inconsistencies.

Attachments (2)

docs_auth.txt.patch (4.7 KB) - added by Daniel Hepper 8 years ago.
10952.diff (880 bytes) - added by Tim Graham 7 years ago.

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Change History (8)

Changed 8 years ago by Daniel Hepper

Attachment: docs_auth.txt.patch added

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by anonymous

Component: UncategorizedDocumentation

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by Alex Gaynor

Triage Stage: UnreviewedAccepted

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by Tim Graham

much of this has been addressed in #10272, however, the issue of emailing the one-time use password reset link is still undocumented so updating the patch to reflect the change that still needs to be made.

Changed 7 years ago by Tim Graham

Attachment: 10952.diff added

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by Tim Graham

Triage Stage: AcceptedReady for checkin

comment:5 Changed 6 years ago by Russell Keith-Magee

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [13556]) Fixed #10952 -- Corrected the documentation for the behavior of password reset forms and views. Thanks to danielhepper for the report and initial patch, timo for the patch update.

comment:6 Changed 6 years ago by Russell Keith-Magee

(In [13563]) [1.2.X] Fixed #10952 -- Corrected the documentation for the behavior of password reset forms and views. Thanks to danielhepper for the report and initial patch, timo for the patch update.

Backport of r13556 from trunk.

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