OpenMoko wiki needs to be set to read-only due to spam
Jose Luis Perez Diez
jluis at escomposlinux.org
Mon Nov 12 12:15:01 CET 2012
El Sunday 11 November 2012 01:16:03 Paul Wise va escriure:
> On Sat, 2012-11-10 at 18:57 -0500, Harry Prevor wrote:
> > Sorry for bringing this somewhat old topic up, but why did this have
> > to be done? I can understand restricting editing to registered users
> > only or adding CAPTCHAs to prevent spam, but isn't making the (still
> > very important) wiki entirely read only very exccessive? I've found a
> > few pages with errors but I'm now unable to edit them, seemingly
> > forever. Please reconsider this.
> The only sysadmin (Harald) doesn't yet have time to setup some anti-spam
> mechanisms. I've volunteered as a second sysadmin but Harald hasn't had
> time to do some things that are needed before he can add me to the team.
> Making the wiki read-only is a stop-gap measure until some anti-spam
> stuff can be setup and all the spam pages removed by myself or Harald.
I was marking the pages as spam & puting them for speedy deletion and
stoped doing it to create a Perl bot so I can automate the process
(lasty it were near a 100 pages daily).
I spend some days geting data and training classifiers and geting some vacation
for Hallowen (in a place with bad GSM coverage) and after it linuxcon
and elce in Barcelona my home town and preparing a Perl course (held the last saturday)
with the local mongers had wasted my free time to read the list.
The bot is not ready but I have the title off all the pages with some of them clasified to
be used as traning or test sets.
You can count with my help (be it data or write acces of any kind).
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