2009/9/27 Andrew Gray <andrew.gray(a)dunelm.org.uk>uk>:
2009/9/27 Thomas Dalton
There may be an issue with only having some pages
under the review
system - we will need to split effort between RC-patrol and
ORP-patrol. Hopefully that will happen organically, but we will need
to keep an eye on it. It is possible that having all articles under
review will actually result in quicker reviews since all the
RC-patrollers can just move over to ORP-patrol.
Remember that as planned, there will be two installations running in parallel.
and the conclusion I meant to add: patrolling will, potentially, be
able to supplant "RC patrol" as we know it now; because
patrolled-revisions is basically a tool for avoiding RC duplication
and for making revision-management easier. It will probably end up
about as backlogged as RC patrol can be, but at least it'll be
trackably so, and unpatrolled revisions will get weeded out over time
as newer edits are committed to the same page and then (hopefully)
Even if we're inept, though, it won't impact on the *reader*. It might
impact on readers of mirrors - if we can get dumps or live feeds which
just show the most recent patrolled revision for every page, that'd be
fun, and I can see a demand for it.
I'm confident we'll manage the critical stuff, though - flagged
protection - in good time and good order, deo volente.
- Andrew Gray