[Slackdocs] Spam on the wiki

Bojan Popovic bocke at slackware-srbija.org
Thu Dec 6 01:58:28 CET 2012

Thanx Eric.

Is there some kind of a note when a new user registers? "Please contact
the admins to get your account activated." or similar (and in the
proper english :) ).


On Tue, 4 Dec 2012 12:56:20 +0100 (CET)
Eric Hameleers <eha at alienbase.nl> wrote:

> The page is gone, and I have changed the registration process so that
> new users will have _no_ edit rights by default, until the account is
> manually added to the "users" group by Niki or myself.
> That was unfortunately the only way to fight spammers who create
> accounts on our Wiki.
> The spammer account itself has been locked. It was created from a
> Chinese IP.
> Cheers, Eric

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