[wp-docs] Codex Spam

Lorelle on WordPress lorelleonwordpress at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 15:50:36 UTC 2010

I'm hoping this will be resolved faster than a notice on the front of the
Codex will help. If nothing improves in the next couple days, nag me (in the
middle of a huge launch and book writing projects) and I'll put a notice up.



On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 8:14 AM, mrmist <listswpdocs at mist.org.uk> wrote:

> In message <AANLkTinJnzDNRZogqlEcoHhMToNdlLfzvReFAbcpTqnA at mail.gmail.com>,
> Lorelle on WordPress <lorelleonwordpress at gmail.com> writes
>  Matt says that now that logins are locked, new registrations to the Codex
>> are temporarily blocked. They are looking at how to resolve this issue to
>> permit "open" registration while controlling the level of spam and the
>> work
>> volunteers need to do to deal with it.
> Ok.  Should we be including a note to the effect that registration is
> temporarily unavailable on the Codex front page?
> I thought that anti-spam measures were introduced after the last spam blip?
>  All the stuff in the search results now predates those measures. I haven't
> noticed a large scale spam attack since the last one happened and someone
> from the web team said they had turned something on to combat spam.
> --
> mrmist
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