Hi Marcel,

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.
> 
> 
> Cheers,
> Marcel
> 
> 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.
>> 
>> Thanks!
>> 
>> Greg
>> 
>> 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 ?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Cheers,
>>> Marcel
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> Greg Von Kuster
>> Galaxy Development Team
>> g...@bx.psu.edu
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> 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
g...@bx.psu.edu




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