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Re: wiki spam

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Subject: Re: wiki spam
From: Stan Hoeppner <stan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 12:43:20 -0500
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On 6/18/2012 8:33 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> I just had to delete dozends of link farm spam entries on the xfs.org.
> 
> This is getting a bit out of control, so I'm wondring what we can do
> about it.
> 
> I wonder if it's reasonable only to hand out account if a user manually
> contacts one of the admins.  I don't want the bar high, just proving
> to be able to writing a human person mail basically.

Perfectly reasonable.  Quite frankly I was surprised long ago when I
learned it was totally open, given the small size of the XFS community,
and the opportunity for mischief, or just factual errors, ala many
Wikipedia articles.

-- 
Stan

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