coprs deadline

Tom Callaway spot at
Mon Apr 15 13:24:10 UTC 2013

On 04/15/2013 04:59 AM, Bohuslav Kabrda wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> So - I have been struggling to make enough time to work on coprs which
>> is irritating and frustrating.
> Same on my side, don't worry ;)
>> So -I have an idea - why don't we set a drop-dead for expanding the
>> coprs beta? Maybe 2 weeks? a month from now? At which point we open it
>> up to all people in the fedora packagers group and announce it for
>> open-beta?
> I feel that there are still some things missing before going into beta. In beta, we should be able to cover all the legal stuff, some of which isn't done yet:
> - license agreement/whatever we call it (the checkbox where you agree you won't do anything evil) - frontend only
> - freezing/deleting coprs - deleting is done in frontend, but not in backend; freezing isn't done in either of them
> - allowing admins to block certain users from creating coprs - frontend only
> CCing spot, for the legal stuff - spot, could you please clarify that this all we need to give coprs to wider audience?
> There are of course tons of other functionality, but none of it is a blocker - but this ^^ certainly needs to be sorted out before going into production.

Sounds about right. I have the draft license agreement (got it on Friday).

I think the best way to handle users agreeing to the terms is to put it
in FAS, and have it be a "cla" style box, since we already use FAS for auth.

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