[Haskell-cafe] Re: Wiki user accounts
dagit at codersbase.com
Tue Jun 16 18:08:56 EDT 2009
On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 11:58 AM, Philippa Cowderoy <flippa at flippac.org>wrote:
> [sent to the list as well this time]
> On Tue, 2009-06-16 at 14:26 -0300, Maurício wrote:
> > > I'm hearing reports of people having difficulty obtaining accounts on
> > > the Haskell wiki, without which it is impossible to make edits.
> > > Currently, account creation is disabled as an anti-spam measure, and
> > > idea is for people to mail the admin and request an account. (...)
> > Maybe OpenID could help with spam problems without
> > the need for manual intervention:
> > http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:OpenID
> I doubt it - I know LiveJournal has a problem with spambots gaining free
> accounts, and it provides OpenID. They may not be exploited for the
> OpenID account yet, but I imagine they will be sooner rather than later
> - OpenID is more useful to tie in people's existing identities.
On that topic, as a future enhancement of the haskell wiki I would love to
be able to use OpenID.
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