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Re: Spammers are now closing bugs

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Spammers are now closing bugs
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 10:27:22 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.92 (gnu/linux)

>> There is a very simple solution. Restrict bug closure and other
>> administrative tasks to people on a list of emacs contributors and the
>> original submitter. It is not a perfect solution, but it should deal with
>> the problem of random spammers.
> Another possibility would involve a confirmation code -- but that
> would be kind of a pain for regular contributors, so should probably
> be used as an additional validation method, not the only one.

The incoming messages should be filtered the same way that messages to
emacs-devel get filtered (i.e. they need to be moderated).


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