Wine Wiki needs your help!
dimi at lattica.com
Mon Jan 14 20:47:42 CST 2013
I've cleanup the deleted pages, were down to about 740 pages,
mostly good stuff:
Please check it out, lemme know if any spam is still left standing.
Any ideas on how we can attack the spam users?
On 13-01-14 7:16 PM, André Hentschel wrote:
> Am 14.01.2013 21:40, schrieb Andrew Eikum:
>> On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 03:32:40PM -0500, Dimi Paun wrote:
>>> OK, we might be onto something. I've wrote a script
>>> to determine the deleted pages: 20162.
>>> Should I just go ahead and nuke those?
>> Probably, yes.
>> One common way for spammers to abuse wikis is to intentionally get the
>> pages deleted, so that they live on permanently in the revision
>> See this example from today:
>> It's rightfully deleted as spam:
>> But the "Get Info" link leads you to the old revision, with the
>> linkspam intact:
>> I don't know if there's a way to keep Moinmoin from preserving
>> revision history on deleted pages, but it might be sufficient to
>> simply disable that. I doubt there's much useful history on deleted
>> pages anyway.
> seems done, and know what? The wiki seems to be more than 10 times faster. (i tried e.g. editing -> preview)
> good choice!
> Thanks Dimi for working on this!!!
Dimi Paun <dimi at lattica.com>
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