>From what I recall, the reason we didn't have open editing of the Wikimedia
Australia wiki is by way of providing something special to members. I am
personally not against the idea of opening up the editing to non-members but
AFAICR that was the issue - not a technical one.
-Liam

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Sent from Sydney, Nsw, Australia

On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 5:36 PM, private musings <thepmacco...@gmail.com>wrote:

> found myself nodding furiously at Pengo's first post :-)
>
> @nickj - it sound to me that you have the appropriate technical know how to
> implement the 'open editing once you've confirmed your email' approach which
> this thread seems to be moving towards - would you be prepared to make the
> appropriate necessary technical changes, given the appropriate access?
>
> @brianna / other committee types reading - would you mind nick having said
> access, and making said changes? I think it'd be most helpful :-)
>
> it'd be very cool to move towards resolving this one in reasonably short
> order :-)
>
> cheers,
>
> Peter,
> PM.
>
>
> On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 12:41 PM, K. Peachey <p858sn...@yahoo.com.au>wrote:
>
>> > If spam is the main reason to have accounts, would using a CAPTCHA for
>> > non-confirmed accounts help? (is that a simple option in Mediawiki?)
>> > Otherwise I'd recommend nothing more restrictive than "confirm email
>> address
>> > to edit"
>> > Peter Halasz
>> > [[User:Pengo]]
>> I believe, although maybe wrong but its part of the core until a user
>> is autoconfirmed.
>>
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