[coreboot] Trac spam

Warren Turkal wt at penguintechs.org
Sat Oct 2 21:25:05 CEST 2010

I know I am probably going to take crap over this suggestion, but why
don't we use something like sourceforge for the ticketing system. It
seems like there is a lot of distraction in maintaining the project
infrastructure like bug tracker, wiki, etc.


On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 11:09 AM, Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> wrote:
> Stefan Reinauer wrote:
>> > I am simply bringing it up so that we can get the matter resolved.
> Gregg, it is not really so easy to resolve. We do want the bug
> tracker to be easy to add information to.
>> Yes, it sucks!
> So far I don't think it's too bad, but there will be more of course.
>> The alternative is to have people complaining they can't post tickets
>> without an (svn) account.
> Maybe a Trac account would be sufficient. I'm run other Trac
> instances with the requirement that an account is created (with email
> address, so that people will receive ticket updates) and the email
> address must be verified (random string link in email) before the
> account can actually use Trac. This works well so far.
> Sandia have developed a Trac plugin to allow moderators to process
> all input to Trac, it looks good, but it seems to fit the best only
> when the group of moderators is very much homogenous, and when
> everyone have equal desire to help with moderation. I was hesitant to
> implement it in other Tracs.
>> For some reason the captcha in trac's spam-filter plugin does not
>> seem to work. If someone knows how to get this combo working,
>> please drop me a note,...
> What's the failure mode? One spam filter plugin has this scoring
> system where a captcha is only one source of points. Maybe it needs
> more configuration? Let's take it off-list.
> //Peter
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