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From Dave Brondsema <>
Subject Re: Templates Site "Access Denied"
Date Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:56:44 GMT
On 3/16/17 4:48 PM, Marcus wrote:
> Am 06.03.2017 um 19:25 schrieb Dave Brondsema:
>> On 3/5/17 4:38 AM, Roberto Galoppini wrote:
>>> 2017-03-04 10:04 GMT+01:00 Marcus <
>>> <>>:
>>>     Am 03.03.2017 <tel:03.03.2017> um 00:43 schrieb Dave Brondsema:
>>>         A few bits I missed addressing on my prior email:
>>>                         I have been able to reproduce the error simply by
>>>                         visiting the site and
>>>                         clicking on the name of any template, using an incognito
>>>                         Chrome window on
>>>                         ChromeOS to ensure there are no statefulness issues.
>>>         I can't reproduce it like that.  The example link errors out, but all
>>> the
>>>         templates I find just browsing around work.
>>>                         I've no access to the site so can't investigate further.
>>>                         Can someone with
>>>                         admin rights investigate please?
>>>                     as you know for sure we also have no access to any webpages
>>>                     that are
>>>                     hosted by Sourceforge. So, we cannot do anything here.
>>>                     I don't know if somebody ping'ed already Sourceforge about
>>>                     this problem.
>>>                     But I'll do it here again.
>>>         This community should have access and should be able to maintain the
>>> site.
>>>         SourceForge users "aooadmin" and "ipv6guru" are admins of the
>>>         <> project which
>>>         corresponds to the
>>> <> site.
>>>         can be added (ideally by those 2 users,
>>>         so we at SourceForge don't have verify identities).  Documentation
>>> for web
>>>         hosting is at
>>> <>
>>>         I
>>>         believe should work fine for the templates site, although we have
>>> made a few
>>>         specific customizations compared to regular SourceForge project web
>>> hosting.
>>>         Same goes for aoo-extensions.
>>>     OK, but I've no idea what to do to check and fix such erros? I think we
>>>     still need some help in this case.
>>> Dave as you know in past we got that stuff done by a contractor, as you probably
>>> remember it's a Drupal application and the community seems to lack the necessary
>>> expertise.
>>> If you have access to internal skilled resources it would be great if
>>> SourceForge could provide help with that, as you can see we're kind of stuck
>>> atm.
>> Yeah, I will see if there's anyone here that can help out.  It might not happen
>> very quickly though, and in general we support just the hosting and not the
>> Drupal/PHP code.  But we want OpenOffice to keep on doing great, so I'll see if
>> we can provide any extra help.
>> Who has an admin login to the templates site?  I think adding more admins is the
>> first step, so people can try to check the permissions & metadata on the bad
>> template entries.
>> Once someone starts to dig into the code, my general debugging approach would be
>> to grep the codebase for "Access Denied" and "If you were looking for a
>> Template, this means it is no longer available." etc to see what triggers that
>> error message.  I also wonder if the codebase is in git anywhere?
> Hi Dave,
> so, whats up now? Is there any help you can offer? The problem is not getting
> better.

>From my last email, I was hoping we could get an Drupal admin login to the
templates site.  Who would have that?

Also I'd like to see a better example of where this is failing.  The example is the only one I've seen and could
simply mean that template is gone.  What's an example of seeing a template on
the site and then not being able to see its details & download it?

Dave Brondsema : : personal : programming

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