spam on the wiki?

Ian Lynagh ian at
Tue Jun 11 21:05:08 CEST 2013

On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 01:51:54PM -0500, Nicolas Frisby wrote:
> I suppose I could have removed those links myself, but I first thought to
> send this email in order to raise issue of perhaps removing that wiki
> user's privileges or at least trying to contact them?
> Who has access privileges enough to do so?
> Or is the Trac security porous enough that this sort of thing happens
> regularly at no one's fault?

You have the choice of:

(a) New users can improve the wiki content without needing to request
    special privs

(b) Spammers can't spam the wiki

Currently we've chosen (a). I thinkt here's a captcha of some sort, but
it doesn't fully solve the problem.

Ian Lynagh, Haskell Consultant
Well-Typed LLP,

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