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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: (Draft) Email forwarding public announcement
Date Fri, 09 Dec 2011 06:47:01 GMT
There is a thread "Extensions and Templates" shouldn't this information be there?

After all Gavin is working on the issue, he might not notice this information.

Regards,
Dave

On Dec 8, 2011, at 8:31 PM, Raphael Bircher wrote:

> 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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