Fedora account restrictions
On Jan 21, 2008 4:11 AM, David Woodhouse <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-01-20 at 23:24 -0500, Russell Harrison wrote:
> > I'm a strong believer in getting talented students involved and
> > excited as soon as possible. In order to do that we do have the
> > obligation to protect their identity when requested.
> You're again confusing the issue of age with the issue of anonymity. The
> fact that his parents are paranoid muppets and are _imposing_ the
> anonymity on him, and that he chooses to accept that, is not our
> business. Our business is that he's coming to us asking if he can be a
> contributor while remaining anonymous -- and we seem mostly to be saying
Of course if he had just signed his name as David Woodjouse III, we
would have been none the wiser. Does the Fedora/Red Hat organization
do any background checks to make sure the person who has signed the
contract etc really exists?
So in some ways, we reward dishonesty and punish honesty. I am not
sure there is a solution to this that isnt worse than the present.
Stephen J Smoogen. -- CSIRT/Linux System Administrator
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed
in a naughty world. = Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice"
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