[MLB-WIRELESS] Node Database Housekeeping?

Brendan Galea bgalea at gmail.com
Fri Apr 10 23:25:46 AEST 2015

I would be willing to give it a crack! I don't have an active node on MW but I follow the network via your mailing list.

> On 10 Apr 2015, at 8:51 pm, Ryan Abbenhuys <sneeze at alphalink.com.au> wrote:
> Unfortunately I have no coding skills whatsoever....however I'm happy to manually trawl the database to at least kill the duplicates if there's some way of getting access.
> -Ryan
>> On 10/04/2015 8:44 PM, mw at freenet.net.au wrote:
>> Ho Ryan,
>> No existing (working) functionality like that at the moment - needs a
>> volunteer to take it on ;)
>> There has been plenty of talk over the years for that kind of feature,
>> including use of ping to test for nodes that are actively connected to the
>> network.  However it is done, it should be sufficiently easy going to avoid
>> nodes (like KBN ;) that have no updates made to them, but continue to be
>> active nonetheless.
>> Now that I mention it, I do remember someone complaining a few years back
>> that lack of updates to the node info automatically killed the entry - don't
>> know if it was intentional, automated or manual...  so maybe there IS some
>> functionality in there already (but must be disabled at the moment ;)
>> In any case - are you interested in taking a crack at that?
>> Cheers!
>> Mike.
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: melbwireless-bounces at lists.wireless.org.au [mailto:melbwireless-
>>> bounces at lists.wireless.org.au] On Behalf Of Ryan Abbenhuys
>>> Sent: Friday, 10 April 2015 7:33 PM
>>> To: melbwireless at lists.wireless.org.au
>>> Subject: [MLB-WIRELESS] Node Database Housekeeping?
>>> Does the node database have any facility to cull old inactive nodes?
>>> Something along the lines of a system generated email where the node
>>> owner has to click a link or their node gets marked inactive and hidden or
>>> deleted from the database?
>>> Browsing around nodes I see many where the "Last Seen" date is upwards of
>>> 5 years ago with status' of "interested", "gathering", etc.  Clearly these
>>> people have moved on to other ventures...
>>> There also seem to be quite a few duplicates, triplicates and even more.
>>>   JHP, JHQ, JHR and JHS look like someones failed attempt to create a node
>> 4
>>> times in a row.
>>> -Ryan
>>> Node AAF
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