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Re: Feature: Old page reminders?

From: Baruch Even
Subject: Re: Feature: Old page reminders?
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2006 23:01:32 +0100
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Trevor Boicey wrote:
>> Come up with a good way to not annoy the users and a patch and I'll
>> incorporate it.
>   I was thinking of a config item, I'll let you name it, but something
> like "ReminderDays"... default would be off, so it wouldn't annoy anyone
> who didn't understand it, but it would take an argument that would be
> the number of days a page can be stale before it sends out a reminder.
>   I think a typical value for myself would be 180 days or something.
> Maybe 90 days, but certainly not much less.
>   If the timestamp of the file is 180 days old (or a multiple of 180
> days old), and the file hasn't changed in that time, it would send the
> page again. Perhaps with a different title or a header to indicated why
> it's sending, so I didn't skim the page for changes that aren't there.
>   At that point, I could decide that my URL is now wrong, or the page is
> just dead and I can remove it from my list.

Sounds good. I'd take a patch for that.


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