[ckan-discuss] Purging revisions?
david.read at okfn.org
Wed Apr 7 18:35:58 BST 2010
Yes, sounds good, but I think we only want to have to call on
administrators for deletions. For any other changes, we need to
encourage users to do the edit themselves. This user-empowerment
drives Wikipedia, OSM etc.
So if a user spots a broken link, he can either fix it himself, or if
he is unsure, he could tag it something like 'broken-link'.
If a package has a duplicate then he can do a manual merge and mark
one for deletion with the methods we're establishing in the ticket.
On 7 April 2010 18:29, David Eaves <david at eaves.ca> wrote:
> David & Jonathan,
> Just want to throw my support behind Jonathan's suggestion that we allow
> users to flag a package for deletion. I actually think we want to allow
> users to flag packages for some other reasons too... say for broken link or
> to mark as a duplicate.
> (Indeed, having the capacity to scan CKAN for duplicate resource or website
> URL's would probably be very, very helpful, although this probably just
> requires someone to write a simple script).
> I get how allowing anyone to delete a package creates a whole lot more work
> (needing to see "deleted packages") and so agree with you David, that it it
> probably not worth it at the moment...
> On 10-04-07 10:16 AM, David Read wrote:
>> Thanks for this. Yes, we're hesitant about allowing general users
>> delete powers - not just that they may delete perfectly good packages,
>> but we'd have to write some UI to view 'deleted' packages and
>> 'undelete' them. We have the compromise that administrators simply
>> view them all have this additional field in the package edit form.
>> I'm keen to for general users to nominate articles for deletion as you
>> suggest. Perhaps the easiest way to do this is to ask users to email
>> the admins for the instance? I'll create a ticket for this:
>> http://knowledgeforge.net/ckan/trac/ticket/283 so feel free to
>> continue the discussion here or on the ticket.
>> In the meantime, I've purged this particular spam package.
>> On 7 April 2010 15:03, Jonathan Gray<jonathan.gray at okfn.org> wrote:
>>> This looks like spam:
>>> Is there any ways CKAN users can purge a package/revision? Or perhaps
>>> flag for deletion?
>>> Jonathan Gray
>>> Community Coordinator
>>> The Open Knowledge Foundation
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