hackage 2: alpha testing, testers wanted!

Lennart Kolmodin kolmodin at gmail.com
Wed Apr 10 21:58:57 CEST 2013

2013/4/5 Duncan Coutts <duncan at well-typed.com>

> On Thu, 2013-04-04 at 22:38 +0400, Lennart Kolmodin wrote:
> > I tried to login with my username/pw, but failed.
> >
> > Here's what I did:
> > I go to a package I've published and hit "edit package information" in
> the
> > Maintainers' corner.
> > It prompts me to login.
> > If I hit cancel, it shows No authorization provided.
> > If I type a random username/pw it keeps asking me.
> > If I type my actual username/pw it asks me several times, then my
> > webbrowser shows "This webpage is not available" (ie. not an error
> message
> > from hackage). At one point it showed me a page where I could upgrade my
> > account (and I haven't yet), but it does not show that page any more.
> > I tried several times, it repeatedly shows me "This webpage is not
> > available".
> What browser are you using?

I just tried again, and it worked. Now I also upgraded the account. I tried
again to login to the upgraded account, it worked.

I was using Chrome 26 when I tried to login a few days ago, now I'm using
Chrome 27.

> I'm going to try changing the status we return in this situation from
> 401 to 403. That is, if you have an existing account but it has an
> old-style password that needs to be upgraded, then instead of returning
> a 401 response with a page linking to the upgrade page, we return a 403.
> In firefox the current responses work fine, but looking at the RFC it
> makes it clear that 401 isn't the right response in this case. So I'll
> try 403.
> --
> Duncan Coutts, Haskell Consultant
> Well-Typed LLP, http://www.well-typed.com/
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