More spam problems on trac

Simon Marlow simonmarhaskell at
Tue Dec 11 06:33:29 EST 2007

Tim Chevalier wrote:
> It seems the new thing for spammers to do is to add spam text wrapped
> in the <p style=display:none> tag. For example,
> I don't know if anyone else has noticed this. Maybe it's time to
> require captchas for account creation or something?

I have deleted the offending submissions.

We have the spam filter Trac plugin installed, but apparently we don't have 
the "BadContent" wiki page from which the spam filter gets its regular 
expressions, so I just added one.  Hopefully that should catch some of the 


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