Deleted some more spammers from the Cookbook.
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From: Anton van Straaten <anton@ap...> - 2005-02-18 17:56:35
> Deleted some more spammers from the Cookbook.
I've just added a field to the registration form at:
Directly above the form I've added a note which reads:
"NOTE: The field named "Prog. Language" is intended to thwart wiki spammers.
In this field, simply enter the name of the programming language which the
Cookbook deals with."
The field in the form will accept "scheme" or "erlang", case-insensitive.
If anything else is entered, the registration will not succeed and an
explanatory page will be displayed. I've run multiple tests to ensure that
it works correctly.
This ought to prevent any purely automated spammers from registering. If we
get more spam registrations, we'll at least know that they've paid some
attention to the Cookbook specifically, as opposed to using a generic
I'm hoping this is clear and easy enough so as not to discourage anyone
legitimate from registering. Objections & suggestions for improvements