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

Jessica Ledbetter jessica at jessicaledbetter.com
Wed May 25 20:05:07 UTC 2011

And to get people that may have lost their way would be a reason I would say
migrate all so we have everyone when we do a site-wide email :)

As Zuzel said we can use users.access to see how many are active.

On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 3:21 PM, Jessy Kate Schingler
<jessy at jessykate.com>wrote:

> +1 for second option: there may be many users who had accounts on the old
> site who are no longer active. on-demand migration gives us better data
> about the who is actively interested in p2pu. it also actively draws users
> to interact with the new site. given how awesome the new site is, i think
> this will also serve as an all around good advertisement for where we are as
> an organization. it may re-engage people who have lost their way and fallen
> off the free-learning path! :p.
> Jessy
> --
> http://jessykate.com
> 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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