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Re: [libreoffice-website] Generic user for extensions site

El mié., 17 jun. 2020 11:27, Guilhem Moulin <guilhem@libreoffice.org>

> Hi Daniel,
> On Wed, 17 Jun 2020 at 09:00:56 -0300, Daniel Armando Rodriguez wrote:
> > While the origin of the question lies in the documentation published on
> the
> > extensions site, surely will be useful for more things, could a generic
> > account for spanish documentation team be created to not depend on a
> > particular user?
> I strongly advice *against* using shared accounts as a way to emulate
> groups. Accounts propagate from the Single Sign-On system to the
> Service Providers, so that will lead to shared Wiki, gerrit, Redmine,
> etc. accounts.
> > The argument is that if a user uploads a document and later leaves the
> team,
> > it is he who is listed as the document maintainer and not the team and
> > therefore only he could update and so on...
> Shared accounts are a nightmare for those who would need to jump in in
> case of account compromise or vandalism. We would need to rotate the
> shared credential upon team membership changes, thereby causing burden
> to remaining members. Also which address should one put as primary
> contact? A mailing list? Password reset tokens would end up in its
> archives :-/ IMHO the only valid use case for shared credentials is
> ephemeral shared secrets, such as a random jitsi room name or a random
> pad name that would automatically be wiped/removed after some time.
> Groups of users are a better fit for that workflow, and the only one
> that works properly with the rest of our tooling. Not sure the site
> allows granting write access to a group though. cloph?

If so, that will do the job.


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[libreoffice-website] Generic user for extensions siteDaniel Armando Rodriguez <drodriguez@documentfoundation.org>
Re: [libreoffice-website] Generic user for extensions siteGuilhem Moulin <guilhem@libreoffice.org>
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