[Fontconfig] Time to kill the fontconfig wiki?

Michael Garvin mgarvin at bell.net
Wed Dec 1 06:49:08 PST 2010

Sacrificing collaboration because of the spammers (moving to static pages) seems undesirable :(  Are there options to make it more secure?  Improving security is probably a good investment.


> Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2010 00:17:33 -0800
> From: alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
> To: fontconfig at lists.freedesktop.org
> CC: freedesktop at lists.freedesktop.org
> Subject: [Fontconfig] Time to kill the fontconfig wiki?
> Looking at http://www.fontconfig.org/wiki/TitleIndex I see it's around
> 99.9% pure spam.   Other than the front page, virtually everything else
> is the moin-moin boilerplate or the hundreds of pages of spam.   Even the
> Recent Changes & Find Page links have been overwritten by spammers hundreds
> of times, with the spammers fighting each other to crap on it most recently.
> (I restored them both this week, but expect that to not last long.)
> Would fontconfig be better served by a static web page?  (Maybe even one
> with, dare I say it, nice fonts?)   Or should the wiki just be purged and
> set up fresh with greater levels of access control?
> -- 
> 	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
> 	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System
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