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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-04-15 17:37:13

At 05:30 PM 4/13/2002, David A. Greene wrote:

>David Abrahams wrote:
>> Yahoo has some very nice permission options. Anyone who wants to can
>> become a member without approval, and post a file. Moderators, but
>> nobody else, can delete files. We could open the files area for general
>> viewing; perhaps now that the lists aren't there anymore it makes
>> OK, now anybody can look at the files, but only members can post them.
>This seems entirely reasonable. Thanks!
>I'm surprised SourceForge doesn't have the same permission options.
>I figured having the files and CVS in the same spot would be slightly
>easier. As long as things are easily readable I see no immediate
>reason to change, however.

In addition to the permissions issues, SourceForge is discouraging the sort
of FTP use the Files section works well for. IIRC, SourceForge said that
someone abused the FTP privilege, and that has made them leery.


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