[SciPy-dev] cleaning out wiki spam

Michael Abshoff michael.abshoff@googlemail....
Wed Feb 25 22:15:30 CST 2009

Fernando Perez wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 4:20 AM, Peter Wang <pwang@enthought.com> wrote:


> Good idea, I just did it (in fact it's only 97 long, I cleaned up a
> few more after sending my email, so those are really 'pure ham' now,
> since I checked every one of them).
> BTW, I'm sure you have your tools by now for the cleanup, but in case
> this is useful, here's the little script I used.  I found it easier to
> check interactively in small batches by pattern rather than doing one
> giant regexp run:
> /home/ipython/usr/bin/movepages
> It still takes time, since you have to look for false positives.
> In any case, many thanks for all your work, the moin wikis do feel
> already a LOT more responsive.  I don't know how many times in the
> last few weeks I got timeout errors on the scipy cookbook, and now
> it's fairly snappy.  This was a real problem, and it's much better
> now.


Since at least moinmoin releases prior to 1.7.2 do not delete Spam 
attempts I regularly check with

  ls -latr

in pages for those and whack them, too.

> Cheers,
> f



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