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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: derby-dev Jira account and patch list notification
Date Wed, 26 Jul 2006 22:03:45 GMT
Kathey Marsden wrote:
> 3) We need to decide what to do about the password.  On IRC andersmo
> mentioned really anyone can have it sent to the list by pressing the
> send me my password button.  Perhaps we can find out how Forrest handles
> it.

I found a post in the forrest archives [1] that mentions the security issue:

> I tried that first, but it opens up that account for some light hacking: 
> one can request a password change and the new password is then mailed to 
> the list. So I opted for the no-role-account policy. 

I didn't find a followup post to the public list.



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