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From Jörg Schaible <joerg.schai...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: [ALL] Wiki spam prevention measure
Date Mon, 27 Jun 2011 17:50:21 GMT
sebb wrote:

> On 23 June 2011 22:58, Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akolkar@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 8:51 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Gavin recently updated the details of how the ASF Wiki works, and
>>> added details of how SpamAssassin have completely stopped spam
>>> happening:
>>>
>>> http://wiki.apache.org/general/OurWikiFarm#per_wiki_access_control_-
_tighten_your_wiki_just_a_little.2C_benefit_just_a_lot
>>>
>>> Might be worth considering for Commons?
>>>
>>> The ContributorsGroup could be pre-populated with recent 'ham'
>>> contributors.
>>>
>>> The Commons Wiki is not very active, and most edits are by existing
>>> developers, so it's unlikely that the ContributorsGroup will need to
>>> be updated often.
>>>
>>> On the other hand, spam does not seem to be a big problem on the
>>> Commons Wiki - it's much worse on the general and Tomcat Wikis.
>>>
>>> One advantage of changing the permission scheme is that AIUI it would
>>> allow attachments to be re-enabled.
>>>
>> <snip/>
>>
>> If the above route is taken, I'd be glad to help by being in the
>> AdminGroup for the Commons wiki.
> 
> You are already in it.
> 
> Any other regular Wiki editors want to help out too?

I can also help.

- Jörg


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