Originally Posted by jerriy
You know that is unfair - damn non-posters holding back names.
Don't you here have a common forum policy of periodically purging zero-post accounts? That should be almost a routine (for system resource cleanup purposes and so forth - while at the same time letting dormant-but-once-used accounts stay alive, you can and should get rid of zero posters without any loss to anyone (if it's a long ago lurker they can always lurk back with a new nick
No, we don't purge zero-post accounts. There is always a chance someone will want to post in the future. At that point they should still have their account available.
It is different for banned accounts. Their names are freely changed when needed.