[Rubygems-developers] Wiki Spam

Gavin Sinclair 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.)

Gavin


> Tom, please add these IPs to the ban list.
>
> I can fix the text formatting rules from one of the other wikis.
>
> Curt
>
> PS
>   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 220.163.92.12.
>> > Am in the process of manually restoring old versions.
>>
>> ... And also 60.25.119.199 and 221.237.145.142.
>>
>> Unfortunately I couldn't find content for HomePage and Sandbox.
>> TextFormattingRules is also dead.
>>
>> Can anything be done about it?
>>
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