nybauer at gmail
Nov 9, 2011, 11:12 AM
Post #12 of 27
On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 1:36 PM, Ferenc Szekely <ferenc [at] maemo> wrote:
Re: Coding competition 2011 - mass emailing
[In reply to]
> On 11/08/2011 05:17 PM, robert bauer wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 9:19 AM, Ferenc Szekely <ferenc [at] maemo
> > <mailto:ferenc [at] maemo>> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > On 11/08/2011 03:28 PM, robert bauer wrote:
> > > Ferenc,
> > >
> > > Thanks for your message. If staggering the vote is not enough to
> > reduce
> > > server load, please go ahead and use a simple filter based on
> > karma and
> > > length of community membership so that the server load will be
> > manageable.
> > >
> > Our community has 660 people with karma >= 100. That's a lot less
> > 57000. Tuning the mailing script (ie. 1 email per person) should not
> > a big deal, though I have not looked that part yet.
> > > The other suggestions are appreciated. While there is merit in
> > > selectively reducing the email recipients to those N900 users most
> > > likely to have tested the submissions, or at least those who are
> > > currently active in the community, as indicated previously, the
> > priority
> > > now is to get the vote completed and those additional factors,
> even if
> > > possible, are likely to burden and slow the process. Of course,
> > if I am
> > > mistaken in this regard, then Ferenc can point that out.
> > >
> > I can change the mailing script if the council agrees to introduce
> > karma filter.
> > On behalf of Council, I authorize the karma filter.
> OK, great. All eligible people will receive 1 email with 1 token, so
> they can use that in all 9 votings.
> I assume the Council has already agreed on the content of the email (aka
> instructions) that is sent to the voters. I would need it now.
> I don't think Council needs to prescreen the email from the coding
competition. But if you think the email is objectionable for some reason,
please let us know and we will take a look at it.
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