Getting started on AIM and Yahoo protocols
alangh at adiumx.com
Sat Feb 9 19:13:07 EST 2008
On Feb 6, 2008, at 5:02 PM, Ethan Blanton wrote:
> Alan Humpherys spake unto us the following wisdom:
>> By the way, I believe we need to do something to prevent spambots
>> taking over the site. We should either disable account creation or
>> use some sort of a "captcha" on account creation or page submission
>> 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.
We hosted a MediaWiki for Fire, and there were spambots which created
accounts and posted messages to them. I guess we were just lucky....
(in a bad way)
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