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Re: [Xen-users] Re: [Xen-devel] Xen document day (Oct 12 or 26)

On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 4:31 PM, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-10-30 at 20:58 +0000, Florian Heigl wrote:
>> - most of the pages being immutable so you couldn't even fix stuff.
> This one is a protective measure against spammers (which have been a big
> problem in the past). I sure hope media wiki has some better mechanisms
> than requiring every account to be manually authorised as an editor (I'm
> sure it must do!). It's a big barrier to "drive by fixups" as well as
> presenting an initial barrier which even longer term contributors have
> to cross.

For comparison purposes, the approach taken by wiki.freeradius.org
looks good: http://wiki.freeradius.org/New%20Wiki

It uses Github, Facebook, or Twitter account for login, trusting those
providers to filter-out spammers to a certain degree.


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