[webkit-dev] SPAM on trac.webkit.org

Lucas Forschler lforschler at apple.com
Mon Apr 18 03:54:04 PDT 2016

Hi Michael,

The problem was not specific to your account, but to all new accounts created recently.
I believe this has been fixed. Please let me know if you have any issues. 


> On Apr 18, 2016, at 1:48 AM, Lucas Forschler <lforschler at apple.com> wrote:
> HI Michael,
> I do see you are listed as an svn committer, but it is unclear to me how this migrates to trac’s group permissioning system.
> I may have been wrong about all committers being in the developer group. I will need to research this mechanism a bit more.
> Lucas
>> On Apr 17, 2016, at 8:33 AM, Michael Catanzaro <mcatanzaro at igalia.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, 2016-04-17 at 06:44 -0700, Lucas Forschler wrote:
>>> I believe the spam is coming only from users who are not identified
>>> as developers (committers). Therefore, I’ve re-enabled WIKI_CREATE
>>> and WIKI_MODIFY permissions to the trac ‘developer’ group. 
>>> This will keep the wiki locked down to those with committer access,
>>> and not be as open as we would prefer. Moving forward, we should
>>> decide which mechanism we’d like to use to help prevent spam.
>> Perhaps I was never added to the developer group, as I can't edit the
>> wiki anymore. Could you look into this Lucas?
>> Thanks,
>> Michael
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