[pmwiki-users] PmWiki and Spam

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Sat Jan 12 21:53:16 CST 2008

On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 09:37:02PM -0600, Tegan Dowling wrote:
> On Jan 12, 2008 9:29 PM, Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 01:08:29PM +0100, Anno wrote:
> > > Don't know if anyone noticed, but the author and Summary are always
> > > identical with these bots....how about if we blocked posts where this is
> > > the case?
> >
> > Sure, we can do that.
> Given your other concerns about not instituting security measures that
> will confuse new-comers, I'd suggest this not be implemented.  A
> suspect that naive visitor wanting to test functionality but remain
> anonymous, is actually quite likely, having added some test text, to
> use the same text text as summary and id.

What if the resulting block message said "summary and author name
cannot be identical"?


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