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From Adam Kocoloski <kocol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Locking down the wiki
Date Fri, 21 Oct 2011 00:29:45 GMT
Thanks for looking into it Noah.  I don't have a problem with locking it down as you suggest.
 Maybe we can seed the pre-approved list with the list of users who have made non-spam edits
already?

Adam

On Oct 20, 2011, at 8:26 PM, Noah Slater wrote:

> Hey,
> 
> On advice from Gavin McDonald, I'd like to suggest that we lock down the
> wiki to a list of pre-approved users. To get approved to make edits, you
> would submit a request to one of the mailing lists or to one of the wiki
> admins or committers. That's it. It should remove the need to protect pages
> like the "in the wild" stuff and the people on the couch. Other projects
> have implemented this and they get absolutely no spam as a result.
> Infrastructure suggested we move to it, and I wanna see what people think
> about it.
> 
> More info here:
> 
> http://wiki.apache.org/general/OurWikiFarm
> 
> 
> Look for the section:
> 
> per wiki access control - tighten your wiki just a little, benefit just a
> lot
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> N


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