Requiring users to be logged in in order to contact the owner of a repository
significantly hinders spam emails.
On Jan 12, 2012, at 9:04 PM, Marcel Schumann wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> sure, that's right.
> But I checked it for my own repository _without_ being logged in ... and for
> other repositories the option was also not available.
> Ah, ok, now I see where the problem is: it seems that you have to be logged
> in in order to contact the owner of a repository! Ok, is this really
> intended? ;-)
> If yes, then the problem is of course that most users who want to search for
> new galaxy tools will not be logged in (because they probably have no
> account) and thus cannot contact the owner ... and will not even know that
> there exists such an option.
> On 1/12/12 5:55 PM, Greg Von Kuster wrote:
>> Hello Marcel,
>> This option is available for all repositories. If you are looking at a
>> repository you own, the option is not available because it makes no sense to
>> contact yourself. However, anyone else looking at your repository has the
>> option available to them.
>> On Jan 12, 2012, at 11:21 AM, Marcel Schumann wrote:
>>> Dear Greg,
>>> I just noticed that for some repositories there is a 'contact owner'
>>> option, which is a very nice idea, I think ...
>>> However, for my repositories (CADDSuite) this option is not available. Is
>>> there any way I can enable this ?
>> Greg Von Kuster
>> Galaxy Development Team
> Marcel Schumann
> University of Tuebingen
> Wilhelm Schickard Institute for Computer Science
> Division for Applied Bioinformatics
> Room C313, Sand 14, D-72076 Tuebingen
> phone: +49 (0)7071-29 70437
> fax: +49 (0)7071-29 5152
> email: schum...@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Greg Von Kuster
Galaxy Development Team
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