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Difference between revisions of "RITpedia:Accounts" - RITpedia
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'''Anonymity''' is not applicable to [[RITpedia]]. As users are matched to their [[computer account]], anonymous edits and, therefore, vandalism can be eliminated.
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The RITpedia '''Accounts Policy''' is as follows:
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* Current students, faculty and staff should log in to RITpedia using their RIT username and password. Authentication will be performed against RIT's LDAP database.
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* Alumni and former faculty and staff may be granted local accounts to edit RITpedia on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the [[RITpedia:Administrators|administrators]].
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* Editors shall not be anonymous on the wiki as their username will be tied to their RIT account or to a historical personnel or student record.
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* Editors who vandalize the wiki will be blocked from editing, and since
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*[[RITpedia:Bots|Bot accounts]] can be created if there is a legitimate maintenance purpose for said bot account to exist, at discretion of the [[RITpedia:Administrators|administrators]].

Revision as of 17:57, 16 May 2010

The RITpedia Accounts Policy is as follows:

  • Current students, faculty and staff should log in to RITpedia using their RIT username and password. Authentication will be performed against RIT's LDAP database.
  • Alumni and former faculty and staff may be granted local accounts to edit RITpedia on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the administrators.
  • Editors shall not be anonymous on the wiki as their username will be tied to their RIT account or to a historical personnel or student record.
  • Editors who vandalize the wiki will be blocked from editing, and since
  • Bot accounts can be created if there is a legitimate maintenance purpose for said bot account to exist, at discretion of the administrators.