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Re: want to reset password, but email is defunct

From: Scott McPeak
Subject: Re: want to reset password, but email is defunct
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2022 14:47:05 -0700

Seems like a sensible precaution.  I'm in no rush.  Sending a notification
email to the old address seems like a good idea regardless of the reason
for the change to an account email.

On Thu, Jun 2, 2022 at 2:31 PM Tim Rice <> wrote:

> >What do other Savannah hackers think?
> Just playing devil's advocate, what if is not really
> defunct, and the gmail address is a sock puppet?
> I don't claim it is. But I do claim that people can behave in cruel and
> unusual ways.
> So, I'm not saying "don't reinstate it." However, as a precaution, perhaps
> an email should be sent to first. Advise of a
> request for account recovery, and wait a couple of days to see what
> happens. Hopefully the email bounces, and hopefully there is no indignant
> response saying they never asked for an account reset ;)
> Trust, but verify.
> ~ Tim

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