Currently the wiki is configured to force users to login before creating
pages.  I will delete the accounts associated with the spamming as well as
the spam pages as soon as I look up the WikiSysop password.
Jason

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 11:05 AM, Quentin Anciaux <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> Is it possible to configure the wiki to only allow authentified person to
> post ? or at least only one user/password for everybody would be
> sufficient... spam bots are not that smart to read the list and get them ;)
>
> Regards,
> Quentin
>
> 2008/9/26 jonni.jemp <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>
>
>> Hi Hal
>>
>> wiki spambots could eventually populate the whole site, including
>> already created pages where
>> earlier revisions [original material] might or might not be lost [as
>> partially happened to one project wiki I was part of].
>>
>> several spam pages have been created in the everythingwiki
>> http://everythingwiki.gcn.cx/wiki/index.php?title=Special:Allpages
>>
>> spam prevention entries on wikipedia include
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki
>> and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spambot
>>
>> best
>>
>> jj
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sep 26, 2:51 am, "Hal Ruhl" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> > Hi Jonni:
>> >
>> > How does this affect the site?  I was hoping to use it this winter.
>> >
>> > Yours
>> >
>> > Hal Ruhl
>> >
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>> >
>> > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of jonni jemp
>> > Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2008 12:51 PM
>> > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>> > Subject: everything wiki
>> >
>> > hi just to let you know that
>> > the site is now getting spammed
>> > cf.http://everythingwiki.gcn.cx/wiki/index.php?title=All_goldwow_sale
>> >
>> > best
>> >
>> > jonni jemp
>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain.
>
> >
>

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