These were accepted.
Blog articles suggested:
Report from Computing Executive Group
Reports from units.
It was suggested that a comment at the top of each .ports file with this information would be useful. The inf-unit will add something appropriate.
The algorithm used is based on RedHat's. The mp-unit will put it on a web/wiki page somewhere for reference.
This was taken as a separate discussion topic (see below).
Some concern was expressed that this had simply transferred the support load from ISS to us, for a number of reasons. Alison already has a CEG deferred action (05/12/11) to review the form, with a view to extending its use to other classes of users, and will consider these support-load issues then too.
There is a wiki page for comments on the password portal. Please add yours as you see fit.
Topics for discussion
Stephen gave an in-depth presentation based on his interim report. There was much discussion.
Alastair will now discuss the matter with Dave.
The next meeting will be on Wednesday 26th October in room 4.31.
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