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Uniting new and old forum account?

asked 2020-10-19 06:00:53 +0200

Shaolinux gravatar image

My current account at the forum is shaolinux, from June 2020, but I have an old account shao-linux from October 2015. I have been away from SageMath in the period late 2015-early 2020 but now expect to be regular visitor. The contact email for the old account is the same but I have lost the password for it long time ago. Is it possible to join the new account to the old one keeping the old name, transferring the info on questions/answers from the new to the old, erase the new account and live on happily as a mere mortal shao-linux? (Please, accept my apology if this question is above the acceptable stupidity threshold...)

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I have the same issue as I lost the password long time ago associated to my account slabbe.

Sébastien gravatar imageSébastien ( 2020-10-20 17:09:56 +0200 )edit

Good to know. I am glad that I am not alone in this.

Shaolinux gravatar imageShaolinux ( 2020-10-21 13:29:21 +0200 )edit

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answered 2020-10-19 15:36:33 +0200

slelievre gravatar image

Thanks for asking.

Ask Sage is powered by a Questions-and-answers website engine called Askbot.

The possibility of merging duplicate user accounts is requested on this Askbot feature request:

Once this is implemented and we have upgraded to a version supporting it, we will gladly merge your user accounts.

That might take some time though, so don't hold your breath.

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Thanks for this kind reply (I was expecting the reply to start by accepting my apology ;) ). Good news (and impressive level of coordination, I must say), No rush about the timing. While we are on organizational matters, and to avoid raising a separate question to Askbot of little interest to the general public: how can I contact a Sage admin and ask for contact/consultation with Sage experts and/or decision makers (on matters such as publishing the lecture notes of graduate courses with the systematic use of SageMath)? Concretely, I want to consult with Sage on two such cases where the material is expected to be completely ready for publication early in 2022. (If this contact info is not to be shared with the general public in a response here, reply to my contact email address instead.)

Shaolinux gravatar imageShaolinux ( 2020-10-19 22:52:32 +0200 )edit

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