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Re: fresh blood gets congested: long way to become DD

* Thijs Kinkhorst (kink@squirrelmail.org) [050802 12:19]:
> And why is approval by DAM not equal to account creation? It seems to me
> that the account creation step could be fully automated: checking the box
> "approved by DAM" could trigger an insert into the LDAP database thereby
> creating the account.

because that would mean that the php-script has root access to the ldap
database, which is equivalent to be root on all debian.org-machines.
Also, the nm.d.o-pages don't have all necessary information for the

Actually creating the account in the LDAP is BTW not taking as much time
as you might consider, it is just that only very few persons have the
privilege to change such information in the ldap database for obvious


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