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

From: Aniello Del Sorbo anidel at gmail.com
Date: Mon Jun 23 11:29:02 EEST 2008
+1 on blocking anonymous editing...


On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 10:26 AM, Graham Cobb <g+770 at cobb.uk.net> wrote:
> On Monday 23 June 2008 08:28:46 Dave Neary wrote:
>> Ryan Abel wrote:
>> > On Jun 21, 2008, at 8:29 AM, Andrew Flegg wrote:
>> >> 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.
> Me too.  However, is it the case that, nowadays (or planned for the future),
> you need a garage account?  If so, that might put off some non-developers
> (for example in the user community) from contributing, which would be a
> problem.  We know, from earlier discussions, that some users do not like
> having to create new accounts at all, but particularly in non-user-friendly,
> developer-oriented systems.
> If the Wiki and garage are linked in this way, we need to make it very clear
> that creating a garage account is not only for developers.  Preferably
> providing a simple form on the wiki site which will create the necessary
> garage account.
> Graham
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