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task #12790: Submission of John Schmidt2

Submitted by:  John Schmidt <johnschmidt4>
Submitted on:  Mon 26 Aug 2013 06:31:15 PM UTC  
Should Start On:  Mon 26 Aug 2013 07:00:00 AM UTC Should be Finished on:  Thu 05 Sep 2013 07:00:00 AM UTC
Category:  Project Approval Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  In Progress Privacy:  Public
Percent Complete:  0% Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed Effort:  0.00

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Thu 03 Jul 2014 04:45:14 PM UTC, comment #4:

closing test project after 10 months ...

Karl Berry <karl>
Site Administrator
Mon 26 Aug 2013 09:14:29 PM UTC, comment #3:

That's the normal (if opaque) message returned when you are not superuser in the web interface.

Does it say "johnschmidt4 logged in as superuser" in the upper left below the savannah logo, or does it say "become superuser"? I hope it is the latter. And if it does, then click that, then come back to this task page.

The Status on this task page is not related to activating the project. As I said, that is done on the separate "Group Administration" page, linked to here.

Karl Berry <karl>
Site Administrator
Mon 26 Aug 2013 09:08:34 PM UTC, comment #2:

When I click "Group Administration", the error message is:

This project is not in active state

The dropdown on the task gives me the following options for status:

In Progress
Need Info
Wait Reply
Need Admin

I don't see an "Active" option here.

John Schmidt <johnschmidt4>
Mon 26 Aug 2013 09:01:55 PM UTC, comment #1:

hi john - you have all the permissions that any of us do, so let's try to figure out what's going wrong. after you "become superuser" in the web interface, and then click the "group administration" link in this task, what do you get? (that is where the state change/activation is done.)

Karl Berry <karl>
Site Administrator
Mon 26 Aug 2013 06:31:15 PM UTC, original submission:

A new project has been registered at Savannah
This project account will remain inactive until a site admin approves or discards the registration.

Registration Administration

While this item will be useful to track the registration process, approving or discarding the registration must be done using the specific Group Administration page, accessible only to site administrators, effectively logged as site administrators (superuser):

Registration Details

  • Name: John Schmidt2
  • System Name: testjs2project
  • Type: non-GNU software and documentation
  • License: GNU General Public License v2 or later


Only a test project.

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    Follow 6 latest changes.

    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2014-07-03 karl Assigned tojohnschmidt4 => None
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2013-08-26 johnschmidt4 StatusNeed Admin => In Progress
    2013-08-26 johnschmidt4 StatusIn Progress => Need Admin
    2013-08-26 johnschmidt4 Assigned toNone => johnschmidt4
    2013-08-26 johnschmidt4 StatusNone => In Progress

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