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    #625509 - 05/03/02 07:44 AM (15 years, 6 months ago)

Of the shroomery's thousands of users, many have never made a post. There are acconuts like this dating back years.

Why doesn't the shroomery remove these accounts to conserve diskspace? Or would the difference be negligible?

Just curious.


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Re: Inactive users [Re: Just a Punk]
    #625596 - 05/03/02 11:42 AM (15 years, 6 months ago)

Just because somebody doesn't post, it doesn't mean they don't use their account.

I am not an admin, so if they say different, listen to them instead of me... the amount of disk space required to store a user and their profile is very minimal. Even if each user took 200K (big profile picture) at 10k users that is only around 2 meg of disk space. The users are stored in a database which organizes the data using a btree data sturcture which is very fast at retrieving data, so again there is no real penalty for keeping extra users around.

Just another spore in the wind.

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