On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 08:41:33PM -0500, Mike McGrath wrote:
> So holy crap does the planet hate it when you ask people to reset their
> passwords. In particular though, they hated the following:
> 1. Kittens
> 2. "Password Expiration" is confusing and does not imply "account
> expiration". Some may have ignored the warning because they did not
> understand what the consequences were.
> 3. Mail aliases going away. This one's legit and accounts for the only
> data loss we actually had.
> 4. fedorapeople space going away and not coming back automatically.
>  requires the killing of all kittens
>  just requires a better email to go out, possibly with a link to a wiki
> page. It'd be good for this to be translated.
>  requires another "account" type or at least fasClient to be smart
> enough to know how old the 'inactive' account is. I'd suggest a month or
>  requires us to restore whatever is in
> /home/fedora.bak/$username.$timestamp at the time the account becomes
> active again. We won't leave $username.fedorapeople.org up for security /
> liability reasons. But we will make it transparent to the user that it
> looks like their stuff never went away.
> I'm going to disable password reset/account expiration until at least 3 of
> the 4 above are done.
Well I'm gonna safely assume that we won't kill all the kittens in time
for the next one...
Ian Weller <email@example.com> http://ianweller.org
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