Cleaning SM accounts

stephane ducasse stephane.ducasse at
Tue Oct 10 10:00:30 UTC 2006

Please clean. This is always cool.

When you browse SqueakMap the message that the system sent to me is that
there is nearly none of the packages that is robust.
I would change the text of the package level description....
People are afraid to use software that claim to be nearly broken.

On 10 oct. 06, at 09:25, goran at wrote:

> Hi!
> On a more serious note - we have collectively managed to register a  
> lot
> of "crap accounts" in SM. I am thinking about doing some kind of  
> sweep.
> First of all - there seems to be lots of bogus initials (hey, even  
> lots
> of accounts with blank initials!). Secondly, quite a lot of obviously
> bogus accounts.
> After that we should probably set a standard policy for how dev  
> initials
> are selected (only alpha, no spaces, case? length? etc).
> And finally we probably need to rethink how people get their accounts.
> Just letting people register willy-nilly is probably not so good.  
> Nor is
> the current approach of creating a "real" account before the person  
> has
> bounced via email and verified himself that way. But frankly, I am
> unsure if we just want to rely on an email address anymore. Should we
> "hand out" accounts instead?
> regards, Göran

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