2009/12/2 Andrew Garrett <agarr...@wikimedia.org>:
> On 02/12/2009, at 12:01 PM, Liam Wyatt wrote:

>> Another thing is the use of the geo-ip notice. There is no codified policy 
>> about how/when it should be deployed, but if there's an event (e.g. 
>> Wikipedia day celebratory dinner) then that should be reason enough to 
>> justify the use in the Perth IP ranges.

> In general the way the GeoIP stuff is not well set up or documented.
> I've put some very simple instructions for using geonotice on Wikipedia at 
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Werdna/How_to_use_Geonotices
> Hopefully this will get some more relevant Australian geo-notices in place 
> for meetups, AGMs, invitations to join chapters, and whatever else :)

Thankfully Australian IP ranges do tend to be *more or less*
state-specific. (Not like in the UK, where BT happily use the same
DHCP pool for tens of millions of people across the country, and
change their IP every eight hours ...)

- d.

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