[LLVMdev] llvm wiki now a spamfarm

Török Edwin edwintorok at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 14:19:07 PDT 2011

On 2011-04-12 00:13, Chris Lattner wrote:
> 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?

Do you want to give everyone who wants to contribute to the wiki SVN
access (perhaps restricted to the wiki subdir)?

Best regards,

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