[Haskell-cafe] Re: Wiki user accounts

j3h joshhoyt at gmail.com
Wed Jun 17 15:03:53 EDT 2009

On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 8:23 AM, Maurí­cio<briqueabraque at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I would sugest that Haskell wiki only accepts OpenIDs, without
> providing then itself. So spammers would have to use domains,
> and I (naively?) believe those are costly to obtain and easy
> to block.

It's easy for a spammer to obtain an OpenID without having to obtain a
domain. Unfortunately, OpenID by itself is not a sufficient mechanism
for preventing spam.


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