[pmwiki-users] Pondering adding comment ability to wiki pages, and thoughts on spam prevention

Simon nzskiwi at gmail.com
Wed Mar 28 02:56:06 CDT 2012

I've described how it works here



On 21 March 2012 14:51, tamouse mailing lists <tamouse.lists at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 2:35 PM, Peter Bowers <pbowers at pobox.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 10:13 AM, tamouse mailing lists
> > <tamouse.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 1:11 PM, Simon <nzskiwi at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Have a look at the way we stop spam here.
> >>
> >> Just giving a password in clear text so a live user can type it in --
> >> I had heard of that, but wasn't sure how well it worked. Can you
> >> unpack a little more of what you're doing here? I don't know where to
> >> modify the login form, and does this method work with AuthUser as
> >> well, so you can have both anonymous and authorized people editing
> >> things?
> >
> > http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/OpenPass
> >
> > -Peter
> Oh, thanks, Peter. That's a pretty good jumping off point for me,
> especially option #2. That looks like it might be good for some parts
> of what I want to do.
> Simon, is this how your site implements the guest editing password?
> I'd still like to be able to allow humans to freely comment on
> *-Comment pages if possible, even without a captcha or having to log
> in using a well-known password. I'd like to pull out as much
> interference as possible so they don't just walk away. It greatly
> annoys me to have to go through an extra step to leave a quick
> drive-by comment someplace, and I'd like to avoid annoying visitors.
> I will still be pursuing the other options listed on that link above.

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