[Haskell-cafe] Re: Wiki user accounts

Ashley Yakeley ashley at semantic.org
Sun Jun 14 22:53:00 EDT 2009

Gwern Branwen wrote:

 > Presumably Ashley is busy.

Yes. Average request rate is about one each day; I tend to do them in a 
lump about once a week.

> One solution would be to have Ashley re-enable user registrations.
> This has been suggested before, but no one knows how bad the spam
> would be.

Basically, someone was creating thousands of accounts automatically. It 
seems likely this will happen again.

> Another solution would be to sysop a few users to
> admin/bureaucrat, so that even if a few are inactive or away, the rest
> can handle requests.

What would the process be?

Ashley Yakeley

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