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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Wiki Spam
Date Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:19:22 GMT
Mike, as far as I know I have been the other guy deleting spam pages.  You
can add me as an administrator if you like, id MattBenson.

Matt


On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 7:45 AM, Mike Kienenberger <mkienenb@gmail.com>wrote:

> I don't have time to do much testing of this right now, but Gavin has
> reconfigured our wiki.
>
> I've added Leonardo as an administrator as his is the only other wiki
> id that I know.
>
> I searched my mailbox for recent wiki contributors and added them to
> the ContributorsGroup.
>
> If you send me your wiki id, I'll add you as either a contributor or
> administrator as desired when I get back later today.
> It'd be nice to have a few more administrators listed just in case.
>
>
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 11:22 AM, Matt Cooper <mcooper@apache.org> wrote:
> > Thank you Mike for getting this going!
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 8:32 AM, Mike Kienenberger <mkienenb@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> I've requested Infra to help us make this happen.
> >>
> >> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-6191
> >>
> >> On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 10:04 AM, Mike Kienenberger <mkienenb@gmail.com
> >
> >> wrote:
> >> > So I've been poking around for a while to try to set up
> >> > AdminGroup/ContributorsGroup, and I know what the pages should look
> >> > like.
> >> >
> >> > But I don't currently have the permissions to make the changes myself.
> >> >
> >> > http://wiki.apache.org/general/HowToBeWikiAdministrator
> >> >
> >> > Does anyone here already have Wiki Administrator permissions?
> >> >
> >> > Or apsite permission on minotaur?
> >> >
> >> > If not, I'll need to contact infrastructure.
> >> >
> >> > On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 4:19 PM, Mike Kienenberger <
> mkienenb@gmail.com>
> >> > wrote:
> >> >> My recommendation is that we set up an AdminGroup, probably with all
> >> >> committers in it.
> >> >>
> >> >> Then we add additional people to the ContributorsGroup as desired.
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> http://wiki.apache.org/general/WikiFrequentlyAskedQuestions
> >> >>
> >> >> http://wiki.apache.org/general/OurWikiFarm
> >> >> =============
> >> >> per wiki access control - tighten your wiki just a little, benefit
> just
> >> >> a lot
> >> >>
> >> >> Long sub-title for a fairly long subject.
> >> >>
> >> >> The MoinMoin wiki is very configurable, more so than some might
> think.
> >> >> Of course, wikis are meant to be open, for complete and utter open
> >> >> collaboration. That is appreciated. However, there are some that
> would
> >> >> like a balance between open wiki and having to spend time cleaning
up
> >> >> spam each week. Times change, and the reality is, spammers are here
> >> >> and in greater numbers than before. What can we do? Well, here is a
> >> >> suggestion - and one that can be easily implemented and takes but 2
> >> >> minutes (for infra) to set up.
> >> >>
> >> >> Have your project wiki editable only by a custom trusted group - that
> >> >> need not be committers only - it can in fact still be anybody who
> >> >> wants to edit your wiki, they just need to ask one time for edit
> >> >> access and thats it. Is this an incovenience? To ask once for access,
> >> >> I don't think so. After all as a potential contributor to your wiki
> >> >> you (project) will already be conversing with the potential
> >> >> contributor via the mailing lists right? How much pain is it to add
> >> >> someone to the custom trusted group once it has been set up? , no
> pain
> >> >> at all, a member of the projects AdminGroup edits one wiki page, adds
> >> >> the users WikiuserName to the bottom of the list and save the page!
> 10
> >> >> seconds maybe and your done. For the amount of times you will have
to
> >> >> do that as opposed to the amount of times you spend cleaning up spam
> -
> >> >> you work out which is better.
> >> >>
> >> >> The spamassassin wiki is a good example - those in the project wikis
> >> >> AdminGroup can add folks to the projects ContributorsGroup and that's
> >> >> it. How much spam has spamassassin received since this was setup ?
> >> >> Zero, Zilch, Nil, Nada.
> >> >>
> >> >> Remember also, any page can have its own access control which
> >> >> overrides and per wiki and per farm defaults - This page does just
> >> >> that, as does LocalBadContent and BadContent pages.
> >> >> =============
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 3:47 PM, Mike Kienenberger <
> mkienenb@gmail.com>
> >> >> wrote:
> >> >>> Probably it's time to enable some kind of protection for the wiki.
> >> >>>
> >> >>> I've been hoping to avoid that, but the amount of spam the past
two
> >> >>> weeks has finally exceeded my willingness to continue fixing by
> hand.
> >> >>>
> >> >>> Is anyone who is subscribed to infrastructure willing to look into
> >> >>> this?   If no takers, I guess I'll sign up and see what can be
done.
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>> On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 3:41 PM, Cagatay Civici
> >> >>> <cagatay.civici@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >>>> Hi,
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>> Does anyone know how can I unsubscribe from wiki as it is full
of
> >> >>>> spam
> >> >>>> everyday.
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>> Thanks,
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>> Cagatay Civici
> >> >>>> PrimeFaces Lead
> >> >>>> www.primefaces.org
> >> >>>>
> >
> >
>

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