[SciPy-dev] mpi4py page defaced by spambots

Pauli Virtanen pav@iki...
Mon Jun 23 12:47:48 CDT 2008

Mon, 23 Jun 2008 10:24:52 -0500, Robert Kern wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 05:51, Alexandre Fayolle
> <alexandre.fayolle@logilab.fr> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've just noticed http://mpi4py.scipy.org/ has been defaced by
>> spammers. The recent changes link show that other pages have suffered
>> too over the past few days.
>> It looks like setting up a catcha or something could improve the
>> situation.
> The antispam situation for MoinMoin is unfortunately pretty bleak. On
> www.scipy.org, I've been manually removing spam as it comes up with a
> custom banned user regex list to help out.

Moin 1.6 has a captcha ("textcha") system [1], which might help here.

[1] http://moinmo.in/HelpOnTextChas

Pauli Virtanen

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