[SciPy-dev] cleaning out wiki spam
Tue Feb 24 16:15:47 CST 2009
On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 11:33 AM, Peter Wang <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I would not be adverse to locking things down a bit; OTOH, if we move
> to the new Moin on the new server with CAPTCHAs, that might do most of
> the trick.
That would be great. I'm not totally happy with having had to lock
things down, but it was the only solution at the time.
> Incidentally, I went through and cleared out 2500 spam pages from the
> ipython wiki directory as well, and moved them into /home/ipython/wiki/
> data/badpages. These were done with a much more conservative set of
> patterns than what I applied to the main scipy page, and I'm fairly
> confident they were all spam (mostly Chinese characters, World of
> Warcraft gold, etc.).
Thanks a lot! We did have a lot of that for a while (before the
lockdown), and any cleanup that helps the server be more responsive is
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