[maemo-community] Spam comments on the wiki

From: samoff at gmail.com samoff at gmail.com
Date: Fri Jan 13 04:05:31 EET 2012
Anyone who follows pages on the wiki will be  notified of edits... And anyone can admin those pages.

Of course the wiki has always had trouble recruiting help like this...


Sent from my Nokia N950On 1/12/12 4:10 PM robert bauer wrote:
Hi Andre,

When the forum started getting inundated with spam, we addressed it by adding more moderators.  Maybe we can do that with the wiki as well.


On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 12:05 PM, Andre Klapper <andre_klapper at gmx.net> wrote:

Looking at
you can see that spam comments are added rather often nowadays, both by
registered accounts but mostly by anonymous edits.
http://wiki.maemo.org/Special:Ipblocklist lists blocked accounts and

I wonder if those changes happen automatically (not really sure) and if
some better protection should be introduced (and if it would help), such
as CAPTCHAs. This has been discussed before, see
https://bugs.maemo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3860 for some context.
It's probably not the biggest issue, but annoying for those that spend
time trying to keep the wiki clean of vandalism.

Andre Klapper (maemo.org bugmaster)

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