[Frugalware-devel] attention to wiki admin: WIKI spam

David Kimpe david.kimpe at distrotalk.net
Thu Dec 22 16:27:47 CET 2005


LOCSEI, Gabor wrote:
> 
> 
> 2005/12/22, David Kimpe <david.kimpe at distrotalk.net 
> <mailto:david.kimpe at distrotalk.net>>:
> 
>     pete at teamlupus.hu <mailto:pete at teamlupus.hu> wrote:
>      > Hi,
>      > there is excessive spam over the main page. When Google will list FW
>      > wiki as a top medicine selling place? :)
>      > ----
>      > Péter
>      >
>      >
>     Not only on the main page, I keep getting spam messages on the wiki on
>     an almost daily base. Maybe we should install some anti-spam things on
>     the wiki?
> 
> 
> I think anonymous editing should be disabled at all.
> 
> At wiki.hup.hu <http://wiki.hup.hu>, a Hungarian Unix wiki page, there 
> is a warning message on the main page and an e-mail address, you must 
> request a user id from the admin himself.
> It would be a good idea to follow this practice.
> 
> LGee

As far as I know anonymous editing is disabled, the problem is that 
those spammers are registered. I know there are certain tools against 
wiki-spam though.

-- 
David Kimpe a.k.a. DNAku a.k.a. DNA-otaku
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