Re: Is this list alive?
On Wed, Jan 05, 2005 at 11:29:23PM +0000, Wookey wrote:
> This is not always true. I run a public wiki that has not seen any spam in
> about 2 years (balloonboard.org), and I haven't noted spamming on any of
> other public wikis I use. But I imagine it is a growing problem.
> I'd prefer to keep the wiki open to start with, and only close it if we have
> to. I suppose a simple email registration scheme would not be too much of a
Better be prepared ...
I quote from the debaian-project mailing list:
(and related thread)
Thomas Hood <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> It seems that Debian has chosen to provide space (e.g., ) where a
> number of fine Chinese companies can post links to their websites.
> The RecentChanges page shows that one IP address has modified scores of
> pages in the past 24 hours. Is this really something that Debian
> should be doing?
WikiSpam is a known problem [0, 1] and there have been various
discussions on how to deal with it. You might want to participate
by helping to remove the spam from the wiki :-)