[Rack] have wiki user permissions changed?

Danny O'Brien danny at spesh.com
Tue Jul 5 15:11:03 PDT 2011


On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 3:08 PM, Andy Isaacson <adi at hexapodia.org> wrote:

> 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.
>

AHH THE HIDDEN DELUGE

sigh.

you want to plot some with me about that captcha extension? I don't mind
putting some time into it, and maybe the first step is me setting up some
kind of dev version of www so I can mess things up on my own machine
first...

d.



>
> -andy
>
>
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