[Noisebridge-discuss] Spam on the wiki

Andy Isaacson adi at hexapodia.org
Thu Jul 7 14:14:59 PDT 2011


On Wed, Jul 06, 2011 at 09:34:32AM -0400, Casey Callendrello wrote:
> On 7/6/11 3:51 AM, Andy Isaacson wrote:
>>> More specifically, "new"
>>> >  accounts couldn't create or edit any sort of page. That "new" threshold
>>> >  is worth tweaking. By default, it's 3 days. We set it to 4 and that was
>>> >  enough out of "normal" to kill spam.
>>
>> That sounds like a bummer to me, we get a*lot*  of great content created
>> by brand new accounts.
>
> I mis-spoke. I meant that new accounts can't do anything interesting  
> without seeing a CAPTCHA. A lot less draconian.

Oh!  That is much more reasonable and sounds pretty good. :)

Thanks for the info!

-andy


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