Gavin Sinclair wrote:
>
> On Tuesday, September 28, 2004, 10:53:17 PM, Curt wrote:
>
> > Curt Hibbs [mailto:curt / hibbs.com]
> >>
> >> Austin Zeigler is adding authentication to Ruwiki, and Tom
> >> Copeland is going
> >> to tie that into the RubyForge. So once all this is in place,
> the default
> >> RubyForge wiki will be Ruwiki and a single login to RubyForge
> will suffice
> >> for all normal RubyForge activities *as well as* all RubyForge
> >> hosted wikis.
> >>
> >> This will help, but obviously won't be the final answer. At
> least we will
> >> have a wiki written in Ruby, maintained by someone in our own
> community,
> >> where we can react intelligently to the ever-changing spam threats.
>
> > I forgot to mention... On one of my RubyForge wikis, the home
> page had been
> > spammed so many times that the original content had rolled off
> the version
> > history and I was unable to recover it. This is why I started
> checking for
> > spam every day. It is a royal pain-in-the-butt and I can't wait
> until I no
> > longer have to do this.
>
> See Jim's patch for UseModWiki at http://onestepback.org.  He's
> actually done something about Wiki spam.  Is that a record?

I sent that patch to Tom Copeland yesterday. He's looking into incorporating
that into the existing RubyForge wiki's to give us some relief until Austin
has Ruwiki authentication finished.

Curt