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Should we have organization accounts?
I've seen many times something like "This is just my personal opinion, not of the team" when administrators such as Monica Cellio respond to posts. In my opinion, this is because of a lack of a way to distinguish the two through authorship alone.
Therefore, should shared/organization accounts be allowed? And should Codidact have one? This would give the ability to be explicit about whether one is acting on behalf of a larger group, such as Codidact or a more community specific moderation team.
On a technical level, organization accounts should probably be explicitly marked somehow as shared accounts, and be restricted from certain things like voting, earning editing or moderation privileges, etc. to prevent abuse, but otherwise I don't see an issue with having them.
One could also do something like dev.to, where users can post on behalf of an organization they belong to.
That way, there is clear attribution to both parties, which also helps with transparency. However, this starts to complicate access rights and such, so it probably is something to be considered down the line rather than now.
but perhaps being able to be granted, for instance for a Codidact official account ↩︎