[wp-forums] Re: Akismet thoughts
petit at petitpub.com
Sat Feb 24 21:44:47 GMT 2007
Les Bessant wrote:
> I'd have called item 2 either a simple courtesy to posters, or an absolute
> prerequisite to using an aggressive spam filter, depending on how grumpy I
> was at the time.
I'd definitely go for the second characterization of the Handy item 2,
It must be very disturbing, especially for newcomers and people in need
of an answer,
to see their questions vanish into thin air, without a clue.
I know my guess would be that the communication was flawed, and I would
try the "resend until it bites" method.
It seems that the bold akismet is as bad for the forum as it is
wonderfully good for my blog.
> On 2/20/07, Handy <handy.solo at gmail.com> wrote among other well tuought things:
>> Honest, I'm not a major whiner in real life. :-)
>> Some thoughts on akismet anti-spam measures in the wordpress.org support
> < 1.snipped :>
>> 2) When akismet marks something as spam, could we give the poster a wee
>> bit of feedback? Enough to let 'em know that trying 7 more times won'tCheers,
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