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Document connected account permissions #6172
This is a documentation only pull request that just documents why we ask for the permissions from GitHub, Bitbucket, and GitLab. We've had a few questions about this in the past.
There is a meta question of whether this is the right place for this information. Another question is whether we should link to this from the login and signup screens so users are prepared for permission prompts.
stsewd left a comment
I think it is
I think this is a good idea. We should put this on https://readthedocs.org/accounts/social/connections/ too.
agjohnson left a comment
It's good to have this explicitly stated, there have been questions here in the past. Mostly from commercial accounts wondering why we require admin repo permissions. Hopefully the move to a GitHub App, instead of the OAuth app, will give us more permission granularity and we can avoid asking for admin access.