[pmwiki-users] Re: Persistant Spam even with blocklist

Bob Atkins bobatkins at hotmail.com
Mon Aug 29 11:16:14 CDT 2005

Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud <at> pobox.com> writes:

> This is one reason why the urlapprove script can be somewhat better
> than blocklists; with urlapprove the external links are blocked 
> regardless of any tricks or encodings the spammers may try to employ
> (because they require explicit approval instead of explicit 
> disapproval).
> Pm

Can the urlapprove.php script from v2.whatever be used in conjunction with 

I did try it (putting it on the scripts directory and including it from the 
config file) , but it didn't seem to work. I assume it operates on code that's 
unique to v2.whatever.

I've added the post to edit conversion line as you suggested. It will take a 
while to see if the spam reappears. 

Thanks for the help.


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