[maemo-users] Anonymous wiki edits: disable NOW (please)

From: Dave Neary bolsh at gnome.org
Date: Mon Jun 23 10:28:46 EEST 2008

Ryan Abel wrote:
> On Jun 21, 2008, at 8:29 AM, Andrew Flegg wrote:
>> I suspect the right place for this is maemo2midgard-discuss, but until
>> that becomes maemo-community, here'll do: can we turn off anonymous
>> editing of the wiki - or at least anonymous editing over HTTP. I've
>> reverted the fourth or fifth spamming of Talk:Task:Community_Council
>> and it's getting annoying.
>> I don't see *any* harm in requiring an account to edit this wiki, the
>> aims are much more focused than Wikipedia, and people should be
>> getting karma anyway.
> Done, but it's only a 24 hour block. Will have to be discussed further.

I strongly support disabling anonymous edits.

It's a minor inconvenience for the good guys, and since we don't use
Wikipedia's authentication system, it *should* lock out the spammers.


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