July 2017 uPortal Slack summary


In July 2017, 5 people participated substantially in conversation in the slack.apereo.org #uportal channel. (This is around half as many participants as in June.)

  • Andrew Petro
  • Benito Gonzalez
  • Christian Murphy
  • Drew Wills
  • KaJuan Johnson

Conversation highlights include:

On Slack

I have concerns about the openness properties of Slack as implemented by Apereo. You can’t access it or read its logs anonymously; it’s not Google search indexed. Past ten thousand messages back, messages aren’t available even if you log in.

Summarizing the conversations in this anonymously, publicly accessible, and Google indexable context somewhat mitigates these problems. But not necessarily other problems that make email list communications preferable in open source projects.

Arguably, all of the conversations held in the #uportal Slack channel this month could have been held via email on uportal-dev@ or uportal-user@ email lists additionally or instead. Some relevant email list threads are linked above.

-Andrew

Related Posts

CAS 6.2.0 RC3 Feature Release

...in which I present an overview of CAS 6.2.0 RC3 release.

Checking Out Pull Requests Locally

Check out GitHub pull requests as local branches using a simple bash function.

CAS 6.2.0 RC2 Feature Release

...in which I present an overview of CAS 6.2.0 RC2 release.

Apereo CAS - Authentication Handler Resolution

Learn how to resolve and select authentication handlers based on configurable and flexible filtering criteria.

CAS Vulnerability Disclosure

Disclosure of a security issue with the CAS software.

Apereo CAS - SAML2 Metadata Overrides

Learn how to manage SAML2 service provider registrations in CAS and override metadata artifacts on a per-application basis.

Apereo CAS - Managing Configuration Metadata

Learn how to manage CAS configuration and properties using Spring Boot Configuration metadata.

CAS 6.2.0 RC1 Feature Release

...in which I present an overview of CAS 6.2.0 RC1 release.

Apereo CAS - Deployment Using systemd

Fabio Martelli of Tirasa S.r.l reviews the setup required to deploy Apereo CAS as a system service using systemd.

Apereo CAS - Python Locust Load Testing

Learn to Performance Test Apereo CAS with Python Locust.