[Mediawiki-l] Link spam filter Idea

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 21:45:03 UTC 2008

Adam Meyer wrote:
> So I get hot by about 50 spam edits a day, but they all do the same  
> thing. They just insert what seems to be exactly 200 links.
> Is there a way to say that if a edit inserts more than say... 50  
> links, to deny it?
> If not, how would I go about making a plugin.
> Im sure I could hack the code to do it, but I think I need to graduate  
> from hack and enter the plugin world.
> Thanks,
> -Adam

Use http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:ConfirmEdit on link adding.

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