[spam-stopper] Akismet and Lyceum
John Joseph Bachir
jjb at ibiblio.org
Fri May 19 01:36:43 UTC 2006
On Thu, 11 May 2006, John Joseph Bachir wrote:
> Matt Mullenweg said:
>> Even if you're a non-profit, send something to the contact form before
>> doing this though, as putting too many blogs on a single key without
>> pinging us will get you blocked.
> What do the Akismet folks see as the most ideal practice for multi-blog
> installations in the long term? My impression is that the Akismet
> heuristics depend on there being one key per 'person', to determine if
> someone is trying to game the system. Would it be impossible to install
> one key for a multi-blog system the 'right way'? For example on
> deployments with open registration, there may be a few users trying to
> game the system amongst the many legitimate users. Are there other
> options for differenciating these things, such as url / domain name?
> It seems like making the heuristics compatible with single-key multiblog
> applications would be desirable eventually. For commercial installs you
> guys could charge per head. <kool-aid guy voice>Oh Yeah!</>
Anyone have any thoughts on this?
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