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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: CMS anonymous user improvements
Date Sun, 24 Jun 2012 14:15:31 GMT
On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 9:50 AM, Joe Schaefer <> wrote:
> Username: anonymous with an empty password will let you in.
> Cloning is available for up to 3 days beyond the generation
> of the email message.  Cloning is implemented using zfs clones
> of working copies (which are independent zfs filesystems),
> so you get the full working copy as a result.

So, if you want to submit changes to multiple files, would you do this?

1. change file 1, submit (but uncheck "quick mail")

2. change file 2, etc. and submit

3.  On last file, re-check quick mail to send the patch?

4. Do this all within one login session

Is that the workflow?

> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Rob Weir <>
>> To:
>> Cc:
>> Sent: Sunday, June 24, 2012 9:41 AM
>> Subject: Re: CMS anonymous user improvements
>> On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 8:47 AM, Joe Schaefer <>
>> wrote:
>>>  This weekend David Blevins and I worked on streamlining
>>>  the anonymous user support in the CMS.  Two major improvements
>>>  are the introduction of "Quick Mail" and anonymous clones.
>>>  Quick Mail is the analog of Quick Commit but for anonymous
>>>  users- it is enabled by default and makes submitting patches
>>>  to the mailing list much easier to execute.  The mailout will
>>>  contain a url for committers to use that permits a committer
>>>  to clone the working copy of the anonymous user, so all you'd
>>>  need to do is review the change in the CMS and commit it.
>> How do you get to this?  When I use the bookmarklet I get the basic
>> authentication dialog and can't get past that unless I log in.  How
>> does a non-committer get in?
>> Also, how long is the anonymous clone URL valid for?  Indefinitely?
>> Finally, is this a single file per anonymous clone?  or can it map to
>> an entire change set, e.g., a translation of several pages?
>> -Rob
>>>  Would be nice if Rob or someone created a video tutorial for this
>>>  that's geared toward anon users and showed off these new features.

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