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Re: DebianWiki migrated

On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 2:57 PM, Ben Finney <ben+debian@benfinney.id.au> wrote:

> I don't see how the use of a different authentication system
> intersects with that bug at all. Can you elaborate what you think the
> issue is?

I'm making an uneducated guess that allowing editing by people we
cannot contact will be bad for licencing the wiki since we need to
contact people to be able to give pages a license. The current
authentication mechanism requires an email address so there is a
decent chance we'll be able to contact people for this purpose.
Unfortunately the address isn't validated with some kind of
challenge-response mechanism so much of this argument is bogus, my
hope is that most people will have a real, working email address in
their wiki account.



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