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[Debconf-team] number of words in order sign up for the debconf wiki and stopping bad actors.

Hi all,

Today I requested a debconf wiki account. In the sign-up form there is
query about the user's involvement with debian and debconf.

While all that is good, what is not mentioned is that it needs minimum
15 words. It would be nice if somebody would add that bit too.

I do understand that it's there to stop spam or/and automated bot
sign-ups but it would be good if we have that. It is a minor

Another query - Could somebody share why is there a need for manual
approval of accounts?

>From whatever little understanding I have garnered from editing
Wikipedia and other wikis , if a bad actor wants to be in, there isn't
much that can be done to stop her/im.

The form only takes out casual bad actors, the real bad ones would not
be easily caught.

Looking forward to know.

          Shirish Agarwal  शिरीष अग्रवाल
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