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Re: Strange (spam) pages in the wiki

On Sat, Dec 12, 2020 at 08:25:35PM +0100, Beatrice Torracca wrote:
>working on the wiki today I noticed something strange. There are some
>pages listed in the search results that look like spam pages, but they
>are not regular pages (they look like broken links). I wasn't able to
>visualize them or remove them.
>I can not give any link (it does not work). One way to see some of
>them is to make a search for "support phone number" in the
>text, not the titles, of pages.
>Not a urgent issues of course, but something odd.

ACK. Those *were* pages from spammers that we we blocked and then
cleaned up, but it looks like the search index still has some remnants
even so. I'll take a look and see what I can do about it.

Thanks for reporting!

Steve McIntyre                                        93sam@debian.org
Debian wiki admin - wiki.debian.org                    wiki@debian.org

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