On Thu, 2007-04-05 at 09:51 -0500, Mike McGrath wrote:
One way we could see immediate performance gain on the wiki is to
old users. I would like permission from both teams to do delete all
A) aren't in the edit group
B) aren't watching any pages
Presently there's 9,900 accounts on there. Only 600 of which are
actually in the edit group. Since having an account, without edit or
watching abilities is basically useless I'd like to just get rid of
those accounts. Nothing would prevent those people from signing up
again if they chose to do so.
This is kind of a drastic measure, I realize, but I think its needed.
* When we move to the click-through CLA, would we be able to force the
9300 users to click-through?
* Would we want to? That would encourage people to agree to something
without knowing about it.
* So, if we are never going to push a click-through on those accounts,
they will have to be re-created anyway for a user to actually gain edit
* However, many people probably signed up thinking they could edit, then
learned they couldn't.
* People might be pissed if they got vaporized without some word about
1. Send an announcement (f-announce-l) that we are doing an account
audit and cleaning:
* All account without watches and/or edit privs will be removed
* The UserName shall be purged, so it is available again later
* Link to page with more explanation.
2. Can we post for ... 24 hours? 48 hours? a short announcement
everywhere on the Wiki? Change the theme or something so there is a
notice that points to a page explaining the above.
Otherwise, sounds like a wise idea to me.
Karsten Wade, RHCE, 108 Editor ^ Fedora Documentation Project
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