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From Alex Chaffee <>
Subject Re: Scarab Status: Re: bug tracking - what the **** is going on?
Date Tue, 29 Aug 2000 19:45:02 GMT
On Sat, Aug 26, 2000 at 06:52:28PM -0500, Nick Bauman wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Aug 2000, Alex Chaffee wrote:
> > Can we add auth, but still allow normal (unathenticated) users to open
> > a bug, and add a comment too, but not close?  (If not, not a huge deal.)
> Not without rewriting some of BugRat's code. I can password protect the
> admin section, which means you have a public "bug reporting" system and a
> private "bug management system". ie: public people would not be able to
> add comments, just report a bug and query the bug database.
> If making only committers have access to the admin section is okay, I will
> start taking the steps necessary to do that. ( I think I should also make
> it so that admins can easily change their own passwords )

+1 to password-protecting admin section

Non-admins can email the list if they want to add a comment; it's
probably safer that way anyway.

Alex Chaffee             
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