[Dovecot] Bug tracking system

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Fri Feb 16 21:53:21 UTC 2007

On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 11:49:10PM +0200, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-02-16 at 22:34 +0100, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 11:30:37PM +0200, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> > > I don't think I want an anonymous user to be able to create bugs. Maybe
> > > what I'm after is an automatic user creation based on the given email
> > > address, but the user won't be able to log in before verifying the
> > > email. If a user already exists for the given email address, that bug
> > > also belongs to that existing user even though no password was asked
> > > (but it could mention that it was created anonymously and log the IP).
> > 
> > But that's how most othe rregstration systems work too. All
> > bugzilla/mailman etc. typically want is to verify the autheticity of
> > the given email address.
> But why? If all you're doing is just adding a new bug, what's the point
> of verifying the email address? It's just annoying to the user.

Don't you want feedback? Therefore an email address should be
mandatory. And if you don't verify it then you either have bogus
emails or Joe jobs.

You can't have the whole pie and the dog fed (old greek saying ;)
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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