[rt-users] wiki spam

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Fri Oct 22 19:15:40 EDT 2004

On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 06:44:26PM -0400, Glenn Sieb wrote:
> It's one of the good/bad things about Wiki's... I don't know about 
> Kwiki, but I know that some allow you to disallow changes by people "not 
> a member of a group" (like on TWiki, I can say "Only people who are 
> members of (say) RTUsers can edit this page")--granted, it's a bit more 
> work on your end, but less work than, say, having to clean up all those 
> wiki pages when spammers decide to play.

And that also kills new users' ability to provide feedback. Part of the
solution is making sure that these twits don't get any google pagerank
out of the deal. 

> Best,
> Glenn
> -- 
> "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary 
> safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." 
>          ~Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759
> _______________________________________________
> http://lists.bestpractical.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/rt-users
> Be sure to check out the RT wiki at http://wiki.bestpractical.com


More information about the rt-users mailing list