[LLVMdev] llvm wiki now a spamfarm

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Mon Apr 11 14:13:27 PDT 2011

On Apr 11, 2011, at 1:39 AM, Renato Golin wrote:

> On 9 April 2011 20:49, Chris Lattner <clattner at apple.com> wrote:
>> See:
>> http://wiki.llvm.org/Special:RecentChanges
>> Can someone who speaks wiki look into this?  If we can't fix it, I propose eliminating the wiki.
> Hi Chris,
> AFAIK every open wiki works like this.
> I think we should restrict accounts to people that ask for it in the
> mailing list. It won't eliminate spam, but will reduce it
> considerable.
> As to the current users, we can reset everyone's password (minus
> people you already know are real) and ask them to show up in the list.
> The wiki is not *that* critical to be a problem.
> I tried to delete the pages myself, but I couldn't. I tried to clean
> them up and move to SPAM, but there are far too many... :( Anyone with
> power to delete will have to clean that up.

Hi Renato,

How is a wiki with passwords different than an web site in SVN?


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