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

Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez clopez at igalia.com
Fri Apr 29 09:25:20 PDT 2016

On 21/04/16 19:30, Lucas Forschler wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I’d like to follow up on the current wiki situation.
> In the past, any authenticated trac.webkit.org user was allowed to
> modify or create wiki entries. However, with the recent spam
> infiltration, this is no longer viable. To solve this, I’ve removed
> WIKI_MODIFY and WIKI_CREATE permissions from the authenticated users
> group. This seems to have eliminated spam from making it to the wiki
> pages.
> We currently have a ‘developer' group on trac, which contains all
> members with svn committer privileges.  This group has WIKI_MODIFY
> and WIKI_CREATE permissions. Using this mechanism means only users
> with svn committer privileges are now allowed to create or modify
> wiki entries. I am hoping this will be sufficient moving forward. I
> do understand that there may be folks who contribute to WebKit, but
> are not svn committers. If there is sufficient desire, I can
> investigate another level of access.
> Please let me know if you have any concerns.
> thanks, Lucas

I wonder if it would be possible to also allow contributors (as listed
in the "Contributors" field of contributors.json) to edit the wiki?

We have a need to allow WebKitGTK+ gardeners (some of them still not
committers) to edit the WiKi.


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