[Nix-dev] Wiki spam

phreedom at yandex.ru phreedom at yandex.ru
Sat Oct 5 18:34:13 CEST 2013

On Tuesday, October 01, 2013 03:29:53 PM Marc Weber wrote:
> Excerpts from phreedom's message of Tue Oct 01 14:59:09 +0200 2013:
> > Because both are off by default and require whitelisting,
> cookies off? If cookies are off how does Mediawiki remember my name
> after logging in?

it doesn't, but it provides a clear message that you need them enabled. There 
are of course better ways to track logins like session IDs, but that's another 

> Thinking about maintainability: We could also introduce a simple
> stateful proxy.
> user <-> proxy <-> media wiki
> the proxy returns special "you're human login test" if "register new
> user form" is requested. No idea which would be the best technology to
> implement it. Probbaly there are many ways.

More information about the nix-dev mailing list