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Subject: Re: [boost] [trac] trouble uploading a patch to a ticket
From: Jeffrey Lee Hellrung, Jr. (jeffrey.hellrung_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-17 23:40:01

On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 8:00 PM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 7/17/2011 9:00 PM, Jeffrey Lee Hellrung, Jr. wrote:
>> I'm trying to upload a patch to
>> but every time I try for this particular patch I get
>> ---------------
>> Trac Error
>> Submission rejected as potential spam (Akismet says content is spam,
>> External links in post found)
>> ---------------
>> Sometimes I get a captcha thingy, and I enter in the word-things and hit
>> "enter" (cause there's no "Submit" button or something like that), and it
>> just goes to a page that says "Error".
>> I have uploaded other patches to this ticket, so...what gives? Okay, yes,
>> there's some http:// link in the patch, but it's in a comment and I'm not
>> adding it (it's already in the file-to-be-patched). Plus, I don't think
>> it
>> goes anywhere, I tried :/ And I don't see why that would be grounds to
>> reject an attachment. And why the captcha thing doesn't work.
> The short answer is that the captcha is only one of the factors in the spam
> filtering. Which in this case wasn't enough to push it over the edge into
> HAM. I just adjusted the captcha, so you should be able post it now.
> Although you will still need to put in the captcha.

Lucky me, go the patch uploaded *and* avoided the captcha altogether.

 For reference, I have attached the patch in this email (and I've also sent
>> it to Dave personally, so I'm not worried (yet) about it getting
>> forgotten).
> It seems that Askimet didn't like the tinyurl reference. So in a case where
> it would work with the links, the added Askimet classification made fall on
> the SPAM side.

I see.

Thanks for the quick response + fix!

- Jeff

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