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Re^4: Deleting old users

by logan (Curate)
on Aug 11, 2004 at 23:16 UTC ( #382123=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Deleting old users
in thread Deleting old users

Gotta disagree. Tilly is one perlmonks' most prolific posters, yet he disappears from time to time. As I understand it, his work sometimes requires that he refrain from posting on public forums, so there are long periods of silence. Had we enforced a "three months of silence" rule, Tilly would have been nuked and we would have lost one of perlmonks' most valuable resources. Furthermore, if a user is nuked and the namespace freed, how do we label the previous name-user's nodes in order to distinguish new-Tilly from old-Tilly?

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Re^5: Deleting old users
by borisz (Canon) on Aug 11, 2004 at 23:33 UTC
    Ughh, I do not mean three month of silence, I mean three month for the first post. If there is a post the user can silently watch the rest of his live. It is just to clean up users that register and do nothing then.

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