[Rubygems-developers] Wiki Spam

Gavin Sinclair gsinclair at soyabean.com.au
Wed Sep 8 23:17:53 EDT 2004


> Gavin Sinclair wrote:
>>
>> 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
>
> Austin Zeigler is adding authentication to Ruwiki and Tom Copeland is
> marrying that to the RubyForge login. This means that only users who
> have logged in to RubyForge will be able to edit wiki pages. Ruwiki will
> then become the standard wiki for RubyForge. This work is very nearly
> completed.
>
> Existing RubyForge wikis can continue to use their existing wiki and
> convert their content at their leisure (both wikis can run side-by-side
> on each such project), but obviously those of us who have been spammed
> often have an incentive to convert soon.
>
> Curt

Thanks.  And (C)? :)

Gavin




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