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Bug 10299 - Account Expiration
Account Expiration
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 6614
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
Other All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2007-06-17 23:39 UTC by Navou
Modified: 2007-06-20 00:43 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Navou 2007-06-17 23:39:56 UTC
Enhance the wiki by allowing account expirations without contributions 14 days after registration.
Comment 1 anaconda 2007-06-18 00:53:27 UTC
Why? A registered account can have a watchlist, and receive e-mails from other users, etc. Without editing the wiki.
Comment 2 Navou 2007-06-18 01:03:55 UTC
Relevant discussion can be found at, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:No_open_proxies#TOR_again regarding sockpuppets and sleeper accounts.
Comment 3 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2007-06-18 01:56:53 UTC
This is not an acceptable solution to the problem.  It's not a solution at all, either, since one typo-fix or spacing change per account is trivial to do, maybe even with a bot.
Comment 4 Huji 2007-06-18 07:58:11 UTC
And this is not a feasible idea again. If we decide to expire those accounts with no edits in 14 days after their creation, an ill-tempered sockpuppet creator will simply get around this by doing a trivial edit in the accounts' own user page, for example. If, on the other hand, we decide to expire all accounts if they have no edits in 14 days, then ... you already know what happens!
Comment 5 Prodego 2007-06-20 00:43:07 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 6614 ***

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