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From Alan Cabrera <...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: Getting username from full name
Date Mon, 13 May 2013 15:13:02 GMT

On May 13, 2013, at 8:10 AM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:

> Alan Cabrera wrote on Mon, May 13, 2013 at 07:52:02 -0700:
>> 
>> On May 13, 2013, at 7:42 AM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
>> 
>>> Alan Cabrera wrote on Mon, May 13, 2013 at 05:59:20 -0700:
>>>>> tbh, I think your best bet is to hook into the people.a.o site build,
or
>>>>> reuse what it does.  The culling is already implemented there.
>>>> 
>>>> Great.  Where's the code for that?  Is it in python?
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/infrastructure/site/trunk/people/templates/pchtml.rb
>>> If you have questions about that, they are probably best on site-dev@.
>>> 
>>>>> Anyway, to your question: just use a whitelist approach: PMC groups are
>>>>> safe, PMC committters groups are safe, board membership is safe, ASF
>>>>> membership is safe (all of those are public knowledge anyway).  If you
>>>>> run into something you don't recognise, omit it.  
>>>> 
>>>> Where do I get the lists do PMC groups, committer groups, board memberships,
and ASF memberships?
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> I don't understand your question.
>> 
>> I'm wondering where I get the whitelists.
>> 
> 
> As I already said: it's probably best if you hook into pchtml.rb.  Add
> to it a "csv output" mode or some such.

Ahh, ok.  So have pchtml.rb output JSON and I can suck the info out from there

>>>>>> Also, I was wondering if it would make sense to store podling information
in LDAP instead of podlings.xml.  Just a thought for discussion.
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Been suggested before, I don't see it happening.
>>>> 
>>>> You don't see it happening because it's a bad idea or because it's too difficult
to do?
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> The gneral opinion in infra is that it's not a good idea.
>> 
>> Can you explain your opinion?
> 
> Do you want a catchall answer?  You haven't asked a concrete question
> yet, so there's no other kind of answer I can give you.


Why is storing podling information in LDAP instead of podlings.xml not a good idea?


Regards,
Alan


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