[p2pu-dev] users migration: full import/delete vs. notify/import on demand

John Britton public at johndbritton.com
Wed May 25 19:19:37 UTC 2011

I think we should migrate all of the users automatically.

> Cons: the data of how many users we have is compromised.

What do you mean by this?
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On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 3:15 PM, zuzel.vp <zuzel.vp at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Account registration on the old site is disabled already. This means
> that we can decide what to do with users that have accounts in the old
> site and not in the new one. The two main options are:
> 1) Import all user accounts from the old site and provide a "delete"
> functionality so users that do not want to have an account on the new
> site. Cons: the data of how many users we have is compromised.
> 2) Keep supporting the on-demand migration of accounts (if the user
> logins with their username/password from the old site), and rely on
> the migration email/notification that is going to be send to all the
> users of the old site (so the interested subset of those users comes
> voluntarily to the new site). Cons: future broadcasts to all users
> will only include users that decided to login on the new site.
> In any of those cases the usernames of old users will be reserved
> because we are linking to the old profiles based on that id.
> Thoughts?
> Feel free to forward this email to the community list or any other
> p2pu mailing list if we need more feedback.
> --
> Thanks,
>    Zuzel
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