Subject: Re: [boost] [trac] Misuse of trac system by spammer
From: Joachim Faulhaber (afojgo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-12 10:59:29
2011/4/12 Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]>:
> On 4/12/2011 6:01 AM, John Maddock wrote:
>>> I received a ticket today:
>>> that's only purpose is to distribute a commercial link.
>>> Has anyone experienced a similar misuse of the trac system?
>> Yep, it happens from time to time, I couldn't find any other tickets by
>> this guy, so I just deleted that one ticket.
>>> Are there ideas how to prevent this?
>> I seem to remember Rene has tried to suppress these as far as is
>> possible, but nothings 100% foolproof... :-(
> The suppression of these is actually working rather good at the moment, to
> the order of better than 95%. But, yes, it's impossible for something to be
> totally miscreant proof. I also marked the ticket as SPAM in the system so
> that hopefully in some near future the detection will improve with Askimet.
... good to know that you are caring about the problem. Thank you :)
Is there a standard way of dealing with the residual cases that slip
through the defenses?
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