Re: Public wiki?

From: Ryan Lee <>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2005 13:22:45 -0500

Tansley, Robert wrote:
> Ryan, how do the 'blacklist' pages work? What we did for the DSpace
> Wiki (which uses the same s/w and runs on the same machine) is create a
> 'registered user' page, and only users whose name are on this page can
> edit anything. So anyone can sign up, but we have to manually add them
> to that page before they can edit anything. I viewed this as a last
> resort, but necessary because our Wiki was getting trashed by some sort
> of bot thing several times a day. If the blacklist thing offers an
> alternative I'd love to try it out.
> (I'm probably missing the bleedin' obvious, feel free to say 'RTFM' if
> appropriate)
> Rob



Links that go to any of those sites listed on a community blacklist or a
local blacklist will prevent changes from being saved to the wiki.

We have our BadContent mirror and LocalBadContent protected from edits
via HTTP Auth.

Ryan Lee       
W3C Research Engineer    +1.617.253.5327
Received on Tue Nov 22 2005 - 18:16:40 EST

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