[Slackdocs] Opening discussions pages to everyone?

Eric Hameleers eric.hameleers at alienbase.nl
Tue Aug 21 20:29:48 CEST 2012

On 08/21/2012 08:08 PM, Barry Watson wrote:
> Hello all,
> Even if there's no requirement for registration, I think some kind of
> captcha would be useful so that the comments aren't spammed to death. I
> think we all must have seen blogs that have no control over the comments
> that are included.
> All the best,
> BW
> On 21 August 2012 16:36, Nocturnal Slacker <nocturnal.slacker at hotmail.com>wrote:
>>  I have to disagree. Using Wikipedia's experiences here, it's just too
>> easy to open the door to abuse and vandalism when you allow anonymous usage
>> on a wiki. True. It's not that difficult to register, but it does keep some
>> of the riff-raff out. We don't want to have to keep a full time staff of
>> moderators running around wasting time cleaning up messes created by
>> vandals, I wouldn't think.
>> Regards,
>> ~vtel57
>>  On 08/21/12 09:08, Matteo Rossini wrote:
>> I think is a great idea to open the 'discussion' tab of articles to
>> unregistered users.
>> If a people read an article and see an error, he should notify the problem
>> without a subscription to wiki, ML or LQ

There is captcha protection now for guests. Also, the registration form
is protected by captcha.
I choose a relatively simple implementation (the default for dokuwiki)
because it will work for text-based browsers as well.



Eric Hameleers
Email: eric.hameleers at gmail.com

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