[Rack] have wiki user permissions changed?

Andy Isaacson adi at hexapodia.org
Tue Jul 5 15:08:19 PDT 2011


On Tue, Jul 05, 2011 at 02:53:10PM -0700, Danny O'Brien wrote:
> Default users now can't create pages, only edit existing ones. I don't
> believe that used to be our default.
> 
> Can we change it back? This isn't going to help our current spam problem,
> which is with registered users.

I turned off createpage and createtalk and writeapi for anonymous users
on 2010-11-18; if you look at the edit history for October and the first
half of November, we did have a serious problem with anonymously created
spam pages.

I'd prefer to switch it back, but I'd like to avoid the anon spam
workload too.

-andy


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