On August 9, 2016 2:08:41 PM EDT, Aaron Wolf <aa...@snowdrift.coop> wrote:
>On 08/09/2016 10:42 AM, Bryan Richter wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 09, 2016 at 10:09:47AM -0600, Michael Siepmann wrote:
>>> On 08/09/2016 07:23 AM, Stephen Michel wrote:
>>>> <snip>
>>>> I agree with Michael here, but there is a limit. Imagine a user
>>>> who pledges to many projects which are then suspended as they
>>>> grow, but who is also lazy  and leaves the pledges suspended
>>>> rather than dropping them. Their history could become bloated with
>>>> (imo) useless information as the months run by.
>>>> I think the proper place to tackle this is: if a user has not
>>>> reinstated a suspended pledge within 3 (?) months, it should be
>>>> automatically dropped. Apologies if we've already had this
>>>> conversation; I do remember talking about it but not this
>>>> particular facet, and mobile makes it hard to go back and check.
>>> This seems like a good idea to me.  I think we should notify them
>>> with some reasonable notice, e.g. a brief email 2 weeks before it
>>> will be dropped.  Also they'll of course have been notified when it
>>> was initially auto-suspended.  (In both cases they might be able to
>>> opt out of these notifications, but I certainly think the default
>>> should be to be notified of these situations.)
>> Truly, this question was discussed to death some time ago. :P Sadly I
>> don't recall what the outcome was.
>> Aaron, maybe you remember?
>We never discussed anything about the situation of suspended pledges
>getting eventually fully dropped.
>For notifications about suspensions, we decided that notification of
>suspension itself is adequate along with a regular status-update
>notification (regardless of suspension) so that people are aware of
>progress overall. Mostly the decision was to have the absolutely
>necessary notifications first, later add optional extra notifications,
>basically iterateā€¦

Seems entirely reasonable. I propose not to worry about dropping pledges until 
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