[RegAPIList] suggestion - send password to email

jDavid jdavid.net at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 08:21:28 PDT 2007


When i was talking to Jim from linden labs he is very aware of the
need for a sandbox, and a few other features.  He has this on this
list of things to do.  Jim can you confirm this?

I also understand that there is a way to submit accounts individually
to be deleted.

Jim can you confirm this?

On 7/5/07, Alan Levine <alan at nmc.org> wrote:
>
>
> On Jul 4, 2007, at 10:16 AM, Ron Blechner wrote:
> To circumvent this a little bit, we can at least verify email. Instead of
> prompting for
> a password, the easiest thing to do may be to generate a random alphanumer
> password and
> email it to the person. If they put in a bogus email, then they don't get
> the account. Also
> prevents people from signing up someone else's email, effectively shutting
> down that person's email
> account for use with a SL account. (since each SL account can only be tied
> to one email address.)
>
> We've implemented this on the NMC's registration- in fact we were requested
> to do so from someone at LL. Our email sends a temp password along with
> instructions on where to go on thr secondlife.com site to set their
> preferred password.
>
> It has made it harder to test, as each new regApi test requires a valid
> email. It would be nice (ahem) if there as a method to send LL a list of
> bogus accounts created by us developers so they could be wiped from the
> system. I've generated at least 40 fakes, none of which will ever log in.
>
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