[Wiki Loves Monuments] non-email-enabled users

Nkansah Rexford nkansahrexford at gmail.com
Sat Sep 29 23:19:59 UTC 2012


Thanks Platonides!

It worked well in showing me those who uploaded images from Ghana.

I think its much easier and straightforward.

On Saturday, September 29, 2012, Platonides wrote:

> I think that we posted messages last year in the talk pages of users
> without an email address.
> Although I can't find evidence of that in the archives, so maybe we only
> talked about doing so.
> Anyway, I developed a tool for listing WLM participants without an e-mail:
>  http://toolserver.org/~platonides/wlm/nomail.php
> It lists users without an authenticated e-mail. I recommend that each
> local organization team
> prepares a boilerplate in their local language and posts to the talk
> pages of the users that
> participated with photos of their country (if they decide sending such
> messages).
> If when you are going to notify a user you notice that you have the
> "E-mail this user" link on
> their talk page, then they *do* have an email set, it was a false
> positive from my tool
> (I saw some instances, either due to replication lag or the toolserver
> copy is desynchronized).
> There will also be some false negatives, for people that do have an
> email address set in their
> preferences but have explicitely disabled receiving emails from other
> users (which is what we
> really care about). Hopefully, there will be few of those.
> Regards
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