[SciPy-dev] Some Feedback

Jonathan Taylor jonathan.taylor at utoronto.ca
Wed Nov 9 21:30:36 CST 2005


On 11/10/2005, "Robert Kern" <rkern at ucsd.edu> wrote:

>Travis Oliphant wrote:
>> Robert Kern wrote:
>
>>>I can see two major roadblocks to switching to Trac at this time:
>>>
>>>1) By default, Trac doesn't give a way for individuals to register an
>>>account for themselves. Consequently, an administrator either has to
>>>manually add people so they can edit the Wiki, or we allow Wiki editing
>>>without any kind of login (== Wikispam). There's a plugin to add
>>>self-registration, but it has to be installed and tested, which leads me to:
>>
>> I think Trac is a good option.  I don't see too much of a drawback to
>> having to register people manually given that nobody is really
>> participating in the old www.scipy.org site, anyway.
>
>It also means that people can't submit bug reports without having Joe
>make an account for them. Or installing/testing the self-registration
>plugin.
>

I think that (for the time being at least) it might be enough to allow
public access to wiki and bug reports.  Or maybe we could restrict wiki
editing but allow public bug reports?

Jon.




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