[pmwiki-users] PmWiki and Spam

Helmut Hullen Hullen at t-online.de
Sat Jan 12 02:24:00 CST 2008

Hallo, Patrick,

Du (pmichaud) meintest am 11.01.08:

>> PmWiki is undergoing a sustained spam attach.
>> I'd like to note the work of XES, Petko, and Anno amongst other in
>> fixing it.

They have made a fine blocklist ...

By the way: are the entries called like "regular expressions"? Then the  
"." has a special meaning ...

> I hear your cries and will try to do something about it soon.

> I'm willing to do a captcha, at least for a while, if someone will
> prototype a replacement Site.EditForm page for it.

Maybe the blocklist does the job.
Captchas are often hardly readable,

> We could site-protect all pages, but I'm not sure how we could make
> newcomers aware of the password in a way that makes sense to them.

Protecting all sites is not good - wikis shouldn't be read only.

> Also, as a side note, this week I've had a major medical emergency
> within my family, so my response times may be a bit slow.

Good luck to you all!

Viele Gruesse!

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