[Wine] Wine registration email - system failure

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 10:30:57 CDT 2011

On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 7:47 AM, dimesio <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
>> This should not discourage a legitimate user
>> but will discourage spammers.
> IMO, that will annoy legitimate users and not discourage spammers one bit. I'm sure you've noticed by now how persistent
> they are.

At this time, we are a 'juicy' target.  Put in a delay for new users
and that might scare them off.  Legitimate users will wait.  I've
joined sites that take one day before you can do just about anything.
>> In the meantime, both Dan and I are looking to see where spam is
>> coming from and if needed blocking IPs.  If the IP address could be
>> captured and relayed to us before deleting messages from the forum, we
>> would appreciate it.
> I thought deleting spam was your job now.
Someone is deleting it.  I'll take this off-list and see if we can
formulate a method to pass information and remove offensive messages
as well.


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