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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Wiki invasions

From: Jan Hudec
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Wiki invasions
Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 12:24:33 +0200
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On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 09:50:10 +0200, Matthieu Moy wrote:
> Frederic Gobry <address@hidden> writes:
> > they document a method of rejecting changes that contain a given
> > content. I dit not look at the messed up pages, but this can be a
> > solution if the same content is put over and over.
> Usually, they are links pointing to the same sites, yes. 
> The other problem is page  reverted. I'm afraid any robot (even google
> bot for example) may "click" revert links even without bad intention.
> I think that's what happened today.

Yes, google bot almost surely will do it. It is, however, fault of Moin
Moin. Since "revert" has side-efects, it should be only accessibe as
a POST request -- and I know no bot that would send POST requests.

                                                 Jan 'Bulb' Hudec 

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