[Haskell-cafe] How to use a wiki to annotate GHC Docs? was Re:
[Haskell] Re: Making Haskell more open
Manuel M T Chakravarty
chak at cse.unsw.edu.au
Wed Nov 16 06:00:42 EST 2005
> Malcolm Wallace <Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk> writes:
> > > > ... And avoid
> > > > getting screwed up by malicious folk?
> > >
> > > ... but I believe there are a number of people who regularly
> > > review all the "Recent Changes" and undertake to 'undo' any
> > > malicious/inaccurate modifications.
> > I suspect this would end up adding /more/ work to central maintainers,
> > rather than less.
> Recently the Haskell Wiki went from anonymous edits to logged-in edits because
> of the tremendous amount of wikispam, so I agree with this.
> On the good side, it's easy to create an account.
I don't think restricting editing to registered users is a significant
turn off if registration is simple.
> On the bad side, at some point spambots will notice this too.
We can use the same techniques that web sites like slashdot.org use to
prevent bots from registering accounts.
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