[LLVMdev] Announcement: Phabricator for code reviews

Manuel Klimek klimek at google.com
Thu Oct 18 15:11:23 PDT 2012

Thanks, I've created https://secure.phabricator.com/T1930.
Until that is resolved I'll create accounts for anybody who doesn't want to
use OAuth - just shoot me a mail.


On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 12:03 AM, Owen Anderson <resistor at mac.com> wrote:

> Manuel,
> On Oct 18, 2012, at 2:45 PM, Manuel Klimek <klimek at google.com> wrote:
> I hear you, but I'd be interested in why OAuth is a problem for you - as I
> said, if we have good arguments, the phab guys are really quick to come up
> with changes. I'm not deeply familiar with authentication schemes.
> I know you've already resolved the issue for me with a manually created
> account, but to reiterate my reasons from that earlier conversation:
> For me, the concerns are much more about privacy than about security.  I'm
> not really bothered by the idea of my Phabricator account being
> compromised, and I will use one-off credentials to ensure that a compromise
> of it will not impact other accounts that I care about more.
> What* does* bother me is the loss of privacy implied by sharing a login
> system between Phabricator and any of the various OAuth providers.  I'm not
> interested in having my identity shared across systems, particularly when
> some of those systems are built for and funded by correlating as much of
> that identity information as possible and using it for advertising.  From
> this perspective, using a Github OAuth is the *least bad* alternative, but
> it's still not a direction that I  want to encourage.
> --Owen
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