[typo] Spam control again
josh at hasmanythrough.com
Thu Oct 19 12:13:33 EDT 2006
On Oct 19, 2006, at 4:34 AM, Piers Cawley wrote:
> Would anyone be awfully upset if I removed the DNS blacklist based
> spam checking for the time being? I want to try and pluginize the
> various spam detectors so that it's easier to configure the sort of
> thing you want (and probably to configure the default published state,
I'd say don't break what's working until you have a replacement that
works at least as well. That's what SVN branches are for.
> The problem I have with the RBL stuff is that DNS lookups can take an
> age, and we're really not remotely threadsafe at this point, so it's
> not something that can really be backgrounded that effectively.
Have you looked into using BackgrounDRb to do run the long tasks?
You could easily run a worker to do the DNS lookup and complete the
posting in a separate process. That might be good to incorporate
into the Akismet check too, since that can take a long time as well.
> Once I've got the plugin approach sorted, it shouldn't be too hard to
> add RBL checking back in or to write a *spit* CAPTCHA system.
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