Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#4 closed task (wontfix)

Should anonymous viewing of the this trac be closed down?

Reported by: jari Owned by: jari
Priority: major Keywords:
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Description

As it is now everyone can read the content of zanzibar. Is this what we want? Please cast your votes as comments to this ticet.

Change History (8)

comment:1 in reply to: ↑ description ; follow-up: Changed 11 years ago by simon

Replying to jari:

As it is now everyone can read the content of zanzibar. Is this what we want? Please cast your votes as comments to this ticet.

Not the whole world maybe, but people with either a login or a user name.

comment:2 follow-up: Changed 11 years ago by peter

Create an account thep with standard pwd that can read everything here. Anyone else should not read our discussions eventhough none should know about this address.

comment:3 in reply to: ↑ 2 Changed 11 years ago by mattias

Replying to peter:

Create an account thep with standard pwd that can read everything here. Anyone else should not read our discussions eventhough none should know about this address.

A thep account for reading purposes only sounds good.

comment:4 in reply to: ↑ 1 Changed 11 years ago by simon

Replying to simon:

Replying to jari:

As it is now everyone can read the content of zanzibar. Is this what we want? Please cast your votes as comments to this ticet.

Not the whole world maybe, but people with either a login or a user name.

I meant login or IP-adress... (I guess login and user name is sort of the same thing...)

comment:5 Changed 11 years ago by peter

No absolutely not. If we close down anonymous viewing, the RSS Feed will not work as most RSS readers e.g. Thunderbird are anonymous. I prefer to keep the RSS channel open, and instead we could be strict on not publishing anchors to Zanzibar. After all if there are no link from the outer world Google and other spiders have a hard time finding this part of the web. I am uncertain about links in the other direction, i.e. links to e.g. Google from Zanzibar, but it could also be a problem. Anyway, if you are afraid of having non-significants reading here you should probably keep out all kinds of gossiping and BSing like this. ;)

Summary: In my opinion this ticket could be closed and this Trac site should be kept open.

comment:6 follow-up: Changed 11 years ago by sahlin

Question: Why would we want to prevent outsiders to read our trac?

comment:7 in reply to: ↑ 6 Changed 11 years ago by jari

Replying to sahlin:

Question: Why would we want to prevent outsiders to read our trac?

I see no reason to block anyone from this trac, I just wanted your opinions. Also I wanted to make everyone aware of the fact that everyone can read this trac (at least for now).

comment:8 Changed 11 years ago by peter

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

This discussion is closed, and thereby the ticket should be closed.

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