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From Murray Altheim <murra...@altheim.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (JSPWIKI-253) Drop VotePlugin
Date Wed, 23 Apr 2008 09:53:13 GMT
Would adding a requirement that users be authenticated make it any
less likely to be abused?

Janne Jalkanen (JIRA) wrote:
> Drop VotePlugin
> ---------------
> 
>                  Key: JSPWIKI-253
>                  URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JSPWIKI-253
>              Project: JSPWiki
>           Issue Type: Wish
>           Components: Plugins
>             Reporter: Janne Jalkanen
>             Priority: Trivial
> 
> 
> The VotePlugin is pretty much useless - once you put it on a public wiki site, all the
bots start voting this-n-that.  That's the problem of using a GET instead of POST (though
they would probably vote anyway).
> 
> Also, I don't see people using it much, so I think we should drop it from the core and
make it a contributed plugin.
>

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