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From Raphael Bircher <r.birc...@gmx.ch>
Subject Re: (Draft) Email forwarding public announcement
Date Fri, 09 Dec 2011 04:31:11 GMT
Am 09.12.11 05:25, schrieb Rob Weir:
> On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 5:02 PM, Andrea Pescetti<pescetti@openoffice.org>  wrote:
>> On 30/11/2011 Rob Weir wrote:
>>> Some specific points that could use more detail include project
>>> services (lists, wikis, Bugzilla, etc.) that would be very commonly
>>> used with openoffice.org email addresses.  I think I listed them all.
>>> But can you think of others?
>>
>> I just checked and I confirm what I wrote some days ago: the Extensions and
>> Templates sites use single-sign-on with the @openoffice.org addresses, so
>> only their @openoffice.org e-mail address is available in the system.
>>
>> This means that extension publishers can be contacted only through their
>> @openoffice.org address; the first thing to do in the possible future clones
>> of the Extensions and Templates site would thus be to disable the
>> single-sign-on (unfortunately) and send out password reset links before the
>> @openoffice.org addresses and the single-sign-on expire, otherwise extension
>> publishers will lose access to the website.
>>
> A password reset doesn't fix it.    We need users to specify a
> different email address, right?  Is that even possible?  Does the app
> have a separate user-id and email address field?  Or does it assume
> they are always the same?
Realy good point. As I know the extension site use the Kenai Login. This 
is possible over LADP (If I'm not wrong) This would be a big issue.
>
> Or is the idea that the password reset notification is the easiest way
> to contact all of the users?
>
> -Rob
>
>> Regards,
>>   Andrea.


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