We ought provide a command line tool to set passwds from the command line.
destroys any email address stored against the user's account.
As a minimum we need to find a good place to warn the admin against this.
Proposals for which docs needed.
Increasing this to urgent. At least for the doc. Because we now have a couple of examples of admins that lost email addresses which can be hard or impossible to recover if you do not have a good backup.
It would be less devastating if there was a revision history for the .htpasswd file.
I'll attempt a TWiki:Plugins.CommandSet
to address this tomorrow. I'll do so on the express understanding that it will not turned into yet another script bundled or put up for download.