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Re: Spam protection for MediaWiki

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2007 09:40:34 -0400
To: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Cc: mak@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de, public-wiki-dev@w3.org
Message-ID: <31927.1193319634@ubuhebe>


olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org> writes:
> On Oct 25, 2007, at 02:36 , Markus Kr=F6tzsch wrote:
> > I noticed that the OWL-WG's wiki has little spam protection.
> 
> That wiki's main spam protection is that edition is limited to a very
> low number of people, clearly identified in a group.
> 
> > I recommend to use the ConfirmEdit extension [1] on all MediaWiki
> > installations.
> > [1] http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:ConfirmEdit
> 
> Great, let's install and test it on W3C's mediawiki then. It will be
> useful for more public wiki instances than OWL.

W3C has a mediawiki?   That might answer my
where-do-I-put-pages-for-this-list question.

(I certianly would not want ConfirmEdit turned on for a Working Group
wiki.  CAPTCHAs are a burden to users and, as you point out, not
necessary.)

       -- Sandro
Received on Thursday, 25 October 2007 13:42:24 GMT

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