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Authentication using nym (fwd)
Discussion of the proposal will, I assume, happen at the link below. The text
of the proposal itself is here:
---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2005 11:08:17 +0000 (UTC)
From: Jason Holt <jason@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Authentication using nym
I just added this proposal:
I assume that's the best place to discuss it, but if it's more appropriate for
this list, let me know and I can redirect.
* I've built a software package called nym which could be used to allow users
of anonymizing networks and shared-IP networks like schools to edit Wikipedia.
Privacy would be preserved, yet admins would still be able to block IPs of
* The software includes patches to WikiMedia, which I have submitted to
MediaWiki's patch-review system.
* Wikipedia needs to decide whether to accept my proposal and patches. The
patches are small and easy to implement; mainly it's a question of whether the
admins are willing to try it out.