Patrick May wrote:

> Hello,
>
>> The only way to stop wiki spam is to have a dedicated admin.  
>> Creativity helps reduce the time burden, but it is a constant > 
>> endeavor.
>>
>> A tarpit would be easier to implement than a captcha.  In the usemod 
>> settings, you use NetAddr::IP to check if the env's Remote Addr is 
>> within a known spammer domain.  If it is a spammer, set the pages 
>> database to a copy.  Nightly / weekly / whatever, dump the latest 
>> pages directory on top of the tarpit.
>
>
> I said domain.  I meant subnet.  You can just put a whole isp on 
> probation and not allow changes from it to be propagated to the main 
> database.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Patrick

adding a whole isp to a probation list can lead to full scale lockout. I 
have dozens of proxies from many ISPs. I like that idea though. hmmm 
spam trap....

Are you saying to set up a trigger for people who post to a certain page?

--dross