[Pmwiki-users] spammers - using a wheel that has been invented
Mon Nov 29 08:33:22 CST 2004
Is there a mechanism for overriding it, perhaps someone's writing a
wiki on Organ enlargement etc ? ;) (Being silly, but you catch my
drift) Similar to the approve links concept already in place for urls
On Mon, 29 Nov 2004 09:54:59 -0500, Neil Herber <nospam at mail.eton.ca> wrote:
> In the PHPBB2 system, they have a facility called "word censors". If a user
> attempts to post with a word that appears on the list, PHPBB2 substitutes
> replacement text. The word list and the substitutes are controlled by the
> administrator. Perhaps PmWiki could adopt this idea.
> This does not prevent anyone from posting, but it does an on-the-fly text
> substitution, such that <http://bad.spammer.cn/> could become <spamlink
> suppressed>. WIldcards would be a bonus, such as <*spammer.cn*>.
> A big advantage of this technique is that the spam links would never appear
> - not even in page history.
> Neil Herber
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