[Wikimedia-l] Thanking anonymous users
ktr101 at hotmail.com
Fri Jan 10 21:30:10 UTC 2014
The downside of this is when we inevitably start thanking vandals by accident.
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> On Jan 10, 2014, at 4:03 PM, "David Gerard" <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 10 January 2014 20:28, Oliver Keyes <okeyes at wikimedia.org> wrote:
>> For 1: because it'd be impossible to accurately associate notifications
>> with the person, I assume.
> Apparently that's the reason.
> However, being able to thank IP contributors for their contribution
> would be FANTASTIC. Saying "thank you" to casual drive-by contributors
> would give them quite a buzz, I'd think.
> Perhaps a timeout? Say, you can thank an IP for their edit within 1
> hour? We can experiment and see what time gives the best amount of
> thanks versus mistakes.
> - d.
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