[aur-dev] [arch-dev-public] aurweb 4.6.0 release preparations (v2)

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Fri Nov 3 19:08:59 UTC 2017

On 11/03/2017 01:20 PM, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> Hi again,
> Here is a second version, based on some feedback I received on the
> mailing lists and via private emails:
>     Dear AUR user,
>     The next aurweb release, which will be released on 2017-12-03,
>     includes a public interface to obtain a list of user names of all
>     registered users. This means that, starting on 2017-12-03, your user
>     name will be visible to the general public. The user name is the
>     account name you specified when registering, and it is the only
>     information included in this list. Any other account information,
>     such as your real name or your e-mail address, will not be
>     retrievable through this new interface. However, note that some of
>     that information might already be visible directly or indirectly in
>     other parts of the AUR web interface, such as your public profile or
>     content you submitted to the AUR.

This version looks a lot better, and also makes it more clear that the
information which is now available was often already available in other
parts of the public interface.

>     If you do not agree to this change, please delete your account by
>     logging into the AUR web interface, going to your account details
>     page and clicking the account deletion link before 2017-12-03. This
>     account deletion is permanent and cannot be undone.
>     Thanks for using the AUR!
>     The Arch Linux Team
> Changes since the initial draft:
> * State more clearly that *only* the account name is included.
> * Clarify that account deletion is permanent.
> * Replace "AUR Development Team" by "Arch Linux Team".
> I plan on sending the email on Sunday, 2017-11-05, which is exactly four
> weeks before the scheduled release date.

Hmm, nice! Can't wait for that markdown support. :D

Eli Schwartz

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