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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: Legacy Google Analytics Use
Date Thu, 12 Apr 2012 21:37:30 GMT
On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 5:25 PM, Kay Schenk <> wrote:
> On 04/12/2012 01:09 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
>> Out of curiosity I scanned our ooo-site files for Google Analytics
>> tracking code.  Much to my surprise I found that 15 different GA
>> accounts were in use, tracking different portions of the website.  Not
>> 15 different pages, but 15 different independent users who had
>> inserted GA tracking code into the website and associated it with 15
>> different GA accounts.
>> (I only checked the static files, not the wiki or forums.)
>> If you recall, when I initially raised the suggestion of adding GA
>> tracking to the website, there was general concern about privacy and
>> treating data derived from GA carefully, and keeping it under PPMC
>> control.  So it is safe to assume that having such info going to 15
>> unknown parties would also not meet with the PPMC's approval, even
>> though this evidently has been occurring for quite some time.
>> So, I've gone ahead and fixed this.  I've made a commit that unifies
>> all the legacy tracking under a single GA ID.  As discussed before I'm
>> happy to add any PPMC member (or Mentor) to the GA account, if given
>> your Google login ID.
> astounding news! wow!
> I saw your initial announcement on this and it got away from me, although I
> AM interested.
> Please give me access (and tell me how to log in, etc.) My google account is
> the e-mail used in this message:

Done. I assume you will get a notification with further instructions.
Let me know if you do not receive something like that within the next
couple of hours.


> Thanks.
>> -Rob
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