[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] spam at maemo wiki

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Thu Oct 19 13:46:46 EEST 2006
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 10:22:41AM +0200, Frantisek Dufka wrote:
> Ferenc Szekely wrote:
> >Hello,
> >
> >Every now and then we have some nasty "edits" at maemo's wiki. To avoid
> >this I have been thinking to disable anonymous edits till we have a
> >solution which:
> >-either detects spam and reverts a page if necessary, or
> >-provides a challenge-response test (captcha [1]) before submitting a
> >page (Thanks "Adam L" for proposing it)
> >
> Any news on this? How far is the solution? Maybe we could just lock the 
> FrontPage. I wonder why the spammer adds just CategoryBluetooth without 
> spam links. Is he stupid or google takes links from the comments in 
> RecentChages page?

Are you sure there are no links?  I've had spammers spam a Trac wiki
with lots of links inside a <div style="display: none">.

Marius Gedminas
I'm a sorceress, not a miracle worker.
	-- The Spellsong War by L. E. Modesitt, Jr.
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