Getting started on AIM and Yahoo protocols
elb at pidgin.im
Wed Feb 6 19:02:06 EST 2008
Alan Humpherys spake unto us the following wisdom:
> By the way, I believe we need to do something to prevent spambots from
> taking over the site. We should either disable account creation or
> use some sort of a "captcha" on account creation or page submission to
> slow down the spammers.
For the record, we have found that simply requiring an account has
been sufficient on several other wikis with which I am acquainted.
The laws that forbid the carrying of arms are laws [that have no remedy
for evils]. They disarm only those who are neither inclined nor
determined to commit crimes.
-- Cesare Beccaria, "On Crimes and Punishments", 1764
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