[Members] Jabber Software Map

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Dec 1 17:25:38 CST 2005


Ulrich Staudinger wrote:

> Ok, before we go any further, i'd like to have some comments on the 
> following.
> The login on the software should correspond to the jabber.org jabber 
> server's userbase. 

Why? Do all 190,000 jabber.org end users need to log into the software 
map with their existing credentials? I don't see the need. The only 
people who need to log into the software map are, presumably, the much 
smaller set of people who develop software listed there -- and many of 
them don't even have xmpp accounts on the jabber.org server (think 
jabber.ru etc.).

> Technically the two apps (jabberd + software map) run 
> on the same server and all we need to do is to have access to the 
> authreg table. This however must be granted.

They do not run on the same server. The production jabber server runs on 
athena.jabber.org, to which only 4 people have access (me, pgm, jer, and 
Jonathan Siegle). The website runs on apollo.jabber.org, to which access 
is somewhat less restricted.

> Shall we have a proper vote on this ?

-1 until more justification is provided.

P


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