Hackage 2

Ross Paterson ross at soi.city.ac.uk
Thu Sep 6 22:05:12 CEST 2012

On Thu, Sep 06, 2012 at 08:52:28PM +0100, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 06, 2012 at 08:32:38PM +0100, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> > 
> > From the point of view of an existing user, they will go to the new
> > site, go to a special page, enter their username and their old
> > password and a new password (which can be the same if they like). This
> > is a one off. After that they use the site as normal with their new
> > password.
> Does the H1 server have an e-mail address for the user?
> If so, we can just implement a "Reset my password" feature that e-mails
> you a URL with which you can reset your password. That seems like
> something we ought to implement anyway.

Yes it does, as well as the date of account creation and by whom (usually
me), in /srv/www/hackage.haskell.org/passwd/hackage.addresses
I was just about to suggest the same thing.  A password reset is certainly
an essential feature.

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