[Fusionforge-general] deleting projects and accounts
franck.villaume at trivialdev.com
Tue Feb 27 14:19:42 CET 2018
> Le 27 février 2018 à 11:14, Matthieu Imbert <matthieu.imbert at inria.fr> a écrit :
> Fusionforge currently does not allow users to delete projects of which
> they are admins, nor delete their own accounts. Only the administrators
> of a fusionforge instance can do so.
> I think it would be a good thing to allow users to easily delete their
> projects and accounts, because:
> - other "modern" forges do it (gitlab)
> - it avoids some annoying and useless work for the fusionforge instance
> administrators. Moreover, when users request deletions, the process is
> likely to be vulnerable to impersonation attacks (unless the
> administrators take care to check thoroughly that the email that asks
> for deletion was indeed sent by the user it pretends to have been sent from.
> - most fusionforge instances are likely to be legally required to allow
> users to delete their data (especially in Europe, with the recent
> Regulation of the European Parliament and of the council on the
> protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal
> data and on the free movement of such data, from April 2016, which, for
> example, in France, will be applied starting from May 2018)
> - Additionally, preventing the users to delete projects offers no real
> projection to projects, since any user with commit permission can
> rewrite the project's history in the SCM (assuming that in most cases,
> the SCM is the most important tool of projects).
> I've searched a bit to see if such functionality is already available
> for the forge, but found nothing.
There are no such requests as of today.
> What do you think about that? Do you agree that it would be a nice
> feature to have? Is there some development that has already be done in
> this direction?
It should be a "must-have" feature. I'm not aware of any development to implement this feature request.
> Matthieu Imbert <matthieu.imbert at inria.fr>
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