For 1: because it'd be impossible to accurately associate notifications with the person, I assume.
On 10 January 2014 12:11, Isarra Yos <zhoris...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 10/01/14 19:21, Ryan Kaldari wrote: > >> These are two reason we don't have Thanks for anonymous editors: >> 1. Anonymous editors don't get notifications >> 2. Multiple editors often share the same IP address >> Problem #2 isn't as prominent as it use to be, but there are still many >> large companies and schools that connect to the internet through a single >> IP. I imagine that once IPv6 is widely in use, this problem will go away >> and we'll be able to turn on all notifications (including Thanks) for >> anonymous editors. >> >> Ryan Kaldari >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimedia-l mailing list >> Wikimediaemail@example.com >> Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, >> <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> >> > > 1. Why not? > 2. A time limit might help resolve that with ipv4 addresses. Alternately, > thanks could potentially be nice even if they didn't make the edit > themselves, since it's the general feeling and such, so just letting that > through for ipv4 addresses might be an option. > > Mind I'm mostly just echoing something someone else said on IRC just now, > but they seem like interesting points to me. > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list > Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > -- Oliver Keyes Product Analyst Wikimedia Foundation _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>