[Rubygems-developers] Wiki Spam

Tom Copeland tom at infoether.com
Thu Sep 9 10:20:28 EDT 2004


On Thu, 2004-09-09 at 06:26, Curt Hibbs wrote:
> Gavin Sinclair wrote:
> > 
> > >> >> 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.)

Sounds good to me!

> > I'm happy to do the work (i.e. implement that feature in UseMod) as long
> > as someone important wants it.  The important people are Tom (RubyForge)
> > and Chad (RubyGarden).  It's not going to benefit my own wikis :)
> 
> Sure! I think that's great if you want to do it.
> 
> > The question is: do the administrators want to run a patched version of
> > UseMod?  Especially one that's been patched by me... :/
> 
> I don't this that would be a problem.

Yup, I'd run it.  Right now we're using UseMod's banlist, which is like
playing whack-a-mole.

Yours,

Tom



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