[Rubygems-developers] Wiki Spam
gsinclair at soyabean.com.au
Wed Sep 8 22:42:40 EDT 2004
A) Who's "we"?
B) What's the solution?
C) Why doesn't anyone appear to listen to my suggestion for preventing
wiki spam? (Which is: disallow edits containing more than N -- e.g. N = 2
-- external links.)
> Tom, please add these IPs to the ban list.
> I can fix the text formatting rules from one of the other wikis.
> We *are* working on a permanent solution to the wiki spam problem.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: rubygems-developers-bounces at rubyforge.org
>> [mailto:rubygems-developers-bounces at rubyforge.org]On Behalf Of Mehr,
>> Assaph (Assaph)
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 2004 9:17 PM
>> To: rubygems-developers at rubyforge.org
>> Subject: RE: [Rubygems-developers] Wiki Spam
>> > Wiki has been spammed again, by 18.104.22.168.
>> > Am in the process of manually restoring old versions.
>> ... And also 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199.
>> Unfortunately I couldn't find content for HomePage and Sandbox.
>> TextFormattingRules is also dead.
>> Can anything be done about it?
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