On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 08:56:37AM +0200, Thomas Waldmann wrote:
> > Yeh, any help on this one would be great. The spam bots are getting
> > through all the counter measures in place right now,
> Maybe check if the counter measures really work, e.g. if the BadContent
> page gets regularly its automatic updates from MoinMaster.
> Also, if you encounter spam, add the patterns to
It is working, but just about a day too late. =20
> > and if there isn't
> > a work around I'll have to dump moin for something else, as I really
> > can't be deleting spam every morning.
> Well, some notes about that:
> * if you run a wiki that is r/w for anybody, you will have to live with
> some amount of spam
> * if you have some community of users on your wiki, the other users can
> help you fighting the spammers (maybe tell them to do and show how to
> use revert action)
> * for superusers, there is despam action for mass reverting
> * if you just run the wiki for personal use or a very small number of
> people, you can configure your ACLs so that only some you or some
> EditorGroup can write to pages on your wiki (this will immediately stop
> all spam, but also all contributions from all other "unknown" users)
> * captchas can be a real annoyance for your users, especially for users
> with limited vision
> * we have plans for improving user registration and anti-spam measures,
> but there is also lots of other stuff to do.
The intent is to let anyone register and work on the wiki. Putting some
counter measures in registration would really be the most ideal
Another thing that would be nice would be user management through the
wiki interface. It would be really useful to be able to easily delete
the spam bot accounts.
Sean Dague Mid-Hudson Valley
sean at dague dot net Linux Users Group
There is no silver bullet. Plus, werewolves make better neighbors
than zombies, and they tend to keep the vampire population down.