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Consider throttling edit summary Mention notifications
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This may not be needed given how the Notifications system already handles mass notifications.

There may be a use case where someone can spam their edit summaries with usernames simply to trigger unwanted notifications. We could proactively prevent this by building some form of throttling. This could be potentially configurable per wiki or per page.

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TBolliger created this task.
TBolliger changed the task status from Open to Stalled.Feb 21 2018, 11:35 PM
TBolliger renamed this task from TBD: Throttle edit summary Mention notifications to Consider throttling edit summary Mention notifications.Jul 22 2018, 9:27 AM
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Niharika moved this task from Bug backlog to Archive on the Community-Tech board.

We haven't yet seen anything that indicates we need to throttle mention notifications from edit summaries. If this does turn out to be a problem, CommTech may take this on.