[RC5] "Dead" contributors

Santeri Saarimaa gridle at mbnet.fi
Fri Sep 25 20:11:47 EDT 1998


>On another note - to help increase distributed.net power, how about an
>automated reminder to those who haven't contributed blocks in x weeks,
>or x% longer than they usually take.  I'm sure there are people who
>reinstalled windows (or whatever os they use), nuked rc5 and never
>bothered, or forgot to reinstall it.  A gentle reminder, with download
>links, might get some people back on board.

That would be spamming no matter how "gentle" the reminder would be.
There are probably thousands of unactive emails in d.net databases,
and they surely wouldn't be happy to receive another mail.

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Gridle / NNY <gridle at mbnet.fi> - ICQ UIN 2426159


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