How could an anonymous user start a Sharepoint workflow?

Advanced users for Sharepoint like creating workflows (WF). Sometimes they start to think that all the problems could be solved by implementing a WF. I’m talking on the Advanced users, those who do not want to open Visual Studio to create code based WFs. These peoples (like me) starts the Sharepoint Designer and make so many clicks to build up a Logic for a business case.

As we all know WFs can be triggered on a list item change, creation or manually. As sharepoint supports anonymous access to its sites an advanced user can think about WF solutions triggered by a new item creation by an anonymous user.

And after having implemeted the WF (s)he is dissappointed as the WF is not triggered. It’s intangible… a bug or feature? huh.. So let’s say this is a security feature from MOSS 2007 SP1.

Ok, what’s next?

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