[theme-reviewers] Rogue Trac Users

Rodrigo Galindez rodrigogalindez at gmail.com
Thu Sep 2 20:09:42 UTC 2010

On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 5:04 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net> wrote:
> We definitely have (a very small, confined - so far) issue with some rogue
> Trac users, who are assigning themselves tickets for their own Themes,
> changing ticket keywords, and accepting tickets without subjecting the Theme
> to a full review and approval.
> Here's what I would suggest:
> 1) Trac users cannot assign themselves their own tickets (this should be
> enforceable through Trac, hopefully once Otto fixes associating tickets with
> actual Trac usernames, rather than "themetracbot")
> 2) keywords can only be modified by admins (we don't need to be modifying
> these ourselves anyway, do we?)
> 3) Trac users who abuse the system need to be censured in some manner, from
> suspending the Trac username, to blocking the user from uploading Themes
> (for egregious offenders), or whatever. This will all depend on what
> recourse is available through the Trac system. So that's a question for
> Joseph/Pross/Ian/etc. I think.

They can still upload new themes with different IP addresses or false
user accounts. I'd suggest to block the mentioned theme, or at least
force to "delay" it for a review.


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