[Elinux-discuss] culling wiki users

Jeff Osier-Mixon jefro at jefro.net
Mon Nov 23 18:46:26 UTC 2015


+1, will be interesting to see who complains :)

On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 5:04 AM, Bill Traynor <btraynor at gmail.com> wrote:
> There's been an increase in the number of User accounts being created
> that are dummy accounts attributed to potential spammers.  Therefore
> I'm going to run a script that removes unused accounts.
>
> An unused account is one which has no edits, no deleted edits, no log
> entries, and no current/old uploads.
>
> Of the 8467 current registered users, 3716 accounts will be removed by
> this script.  If you have a wiki account and have never made a wiki
> edit, simply login and add something to your User page to prevent your
> account being removed.  You can do this by clicking on your User name
> after logging in.
>
> I will be running this script on Friday.
>
> Thanks
> Bill
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Jeff Osier-Mixon
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