[Ircd] registration expiry 180 days.
kwadronaut at autistici.org
Mon Mar 29 04:00:52 PDT 2010
I know you're listening: Alster <alster at indymedia.org>
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> there's various topics which need to be discussed or worked on, which I
> listed in the subject line, and will sum up below.
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> *** Registration expiry
> At some point, when the network wasn't as stable as it (mostly) is now,
> we decided to disable expiry of user and channel registrations, since
> some of them were getting dropped for no apparent reasons. If I recall
> correctly, we assumed this was related to netsplits or services dieing
> somehow (I don't remember the exact details). Since we have a more
> stable network now, and have gathered a lot of unused channels and user
> registrations since, I suggest we should reenable nickname and channel
> registration expiry, so that the services databases will stop growing at
> the current speed and unused channels can be reclaimed by other groups.
I think that 180 days for both nick and channel expiry should be
sufficient? Or is that too long/short? Or should nicks expire faster as
If people agree with that I'm going to set it to 180 on Friday April 2.
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