[wp-docs] Codex Spam
jane at automattic.com
Mon Jun 21 17:53:11 UTC 2010
On 6/21/10 1:38 PM, Lorelle on WordPress wrote:
> Good questions. The logins, to the best of my understanding, were all
> merged a long time ago. If you log into the wp.org <http://wp.org>,
> the login takes you everywhere within the site. For spammers,
> especially bots, they are focusing on mediawiki logins, not
> WordPress.org, so this stops technical blocks them as they are bots.
> For the human spammers, it's another hoop they have to jump through
> and they might not know to jump. So we can only hope.
> I just tested it and you're right. New registrants on WordPress.org
> can't get access to the Codex. It's probably a permissions level
> issue. I've let them know and we should have an answer shortly. Thanks
> for pointing it out.
I have different logins for the codex and for .org. I don't think the
codex users have been merged yet.
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