Re: [alpine-devel] some wiki user cleanups
I've seen activity on alpine infrastructure for these accounts if I
I'm not sure re: the rest, but I think those at least are legitimate accounts.
On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 1:34 PM, <lists+alpine-devel_at_jimpryor.net> wrote:
> I just burned off some energy scouring the wiki userlists for potential
> spammers who weren't blocked. I found a handful who had spammed in the
> past and been blocked for N months, but were no longer blocked. In all
> these cases there was no further activity from the accounts. I just
> reblocked them all with an "indefinite" expiration time, to get them off
> the table. If anyone objects to this as being too aggressive, or if I
> blocked anyone by mistake, I apologize and will fix it if it's brought
> to my attention.
> I did find some new spammers who had never been blocked. (But didn't
> find any spam pages that hadn't already been deleted.)
> Then there are all of these accounts, which have never seen any
> activity, spam or otherwise. I expect a number of these are spam probes,
> but some of them probably aren't. I'm just listing them here to have the
> results of my survey recorded somewhere. Other wiki admins might run an
> eye down this list and judge if some of them merit being blocked
> already, just on account of the username being so implausible.
> Jim Pryor
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