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Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at
Sun Apr 24 12:00:52 PDT 2011

]] Solar Designer 

| On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 03:07:56PM -0300, T?ssia Cam?es wrote:
| > 2011/4/16 Solar Designer <solar at>:
| > >
| > > FrontPage has started receiving new spam links literally every hour,
| > > making it impractical for a mere user like me to restore old revisions.
| > > Admin involvement is needed!
| > >
| > Is there anyone following this?
| It seems not.

Whoever owns it (vuntz?) needs to either clean up spam themselves or get
somebody else to do so.  we sitewranglers generally don't follow the
content on wikis and clean up spam, though I've done so now.

| > Isn't text captcha effective against wiki spammers?
| I think the wiki does not currently use a captcha, and edits are
| possible without being logged in.

I've turned off edits without logging in and reverted the front page to
a usable version.

| A wiki admin needs to change these settings.  I don't know who
| administers the wiki, if anyone does.

I'm happy enough to change settings.

Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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