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Re: Project and User creation is now disabled on alioth.d.o




On Thu, 24 Aug 2017, Daniel Baumann wrote:

> On 08/22/2017 08:13 AM, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> > as alioth is deprecated and will (more or less) get replaced with other
> > services soon I disabled user creation and project creation on alioth.
> 
> while I fully understand (and appreciate) the migration to something
> better, depending on the "soon", disabling not just projects but also
> user creation hurts collaborating on existing repositories with new
> users/contributors.
> 
> today my co-worker wanted to start working on the openstack
> repositories, but can't, since he does not have an alioth account
> already. we got another two persons during the openstack BoF that
> expressed interested in contributing.
> 
> I hope you reconsider disabling of user creation just yet, otherwise I
> fear you would unnecessary have the burden of making the migration
> hastily just to allow people to work on existing stuff.
#alioth would have been a better place. 

However, I already reconsidered reenabling usercreation after a discussion
with the perl team. It is on my list for today. 

Alex