On Thu, 08 Mar 2012 10:10:33 -0500
Tom Callaway <tcallawa(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On 03/08/2012 01:35 AM, inode0 wrote:
> Hi all,
> The following describes the policy for information controlled by the
> privacy flag in FAS.
> It appears to me that the IRC nickname if provided in FAS is also
> treated as public information in various places now regardless of
> the privacy settings. If I log into FAS and look at another user
> who has the privacy flag set I can see the IRC nickname, if I query
> the fas plugin to zodbot I also see the user's IRC nickname.
Yeah, this is a bug. ;(
We are fixing it now.
> I do think the IRC nickname should be considered public
> if provided (and especially for users with fedora cloaks) so I'm
> exception along with the email address listed in the current policy?
This makes sense.
I'd be ok with ircnick being public too I suppose. I don't feel
strongly about it though. ;)
I think we should clarify the email sentence tho.
"The only exception to this is for your email address, which may still
be visible in some Fedora services such as Bugzilla."
I think we should amend it to say:
"The only exception to this is for your email address, which will be
Possibly adding a 'Fedora is a open community and identifies it's
contributors by their email address, thus it's important to make this
information available' or something.
Also, should we note something about usernames?
We probably should also ask the Board (and
Community) if there are any other changes they want to make to the
every time we change it (even for a minor change like this).
Yeah. I wonder, should we consider badges?
Would your badge information be public or private?
> I also have a question about what the "your
affiliations" in the
> last bullet in that section refers to?
At one point, there was a plan to extend FAS to show external
"affiliations", but I don't think it ever happened. Toshio would know
more, but he's off at PyCon atm.