[maemo-community] Spam comments on the wiki

From: robert bauer nybauer at gmail.com
Date: Fri Jan 13 02:10:03 EET 2012
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
> http://wiki.maemo.org/index.php?title=Special:Recentchanges&limit=500&days=30
> 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
> IPs.
> 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
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