Nad: "it would be good to at least notify people if you throw something away."

Irreversible editorial deletion is rather extreme, although net-bots tend to eventually preserve public content. Moving unloved content to a public scrapyard file, where it might be resurrected, is safer. This also relieves any burden-to-inform. I have lost content here without notice or back-up. Benjamin is often invoked when erasure is the context-

Computer memory once was precious, now its cheap.