[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #11905: trac spam

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Thu Sep 30 21:00:47 UTC 2010

#11905: trac spam
 Reporter:  scribu         |        Owner:  ryan    
     Type:  defect (bug)   |       Status:  reopened
 Priority:  normal         |    Milestone:          
Component:  WordPress.org  |      Version:          
 Severity:  normal         |   Resolution:          
 Keywords:                 |  

Comment(by nacin):

 Replying to [comment:3 dangayle]:
 > Please, the spam from the WordPress trac generates a LOT of emails if
 you're subscribed to the [http://lists.automattic.com/mailman/listinfo/wp-
 trac wp-trac mailing list]. It makes it really difficult for gmail to
 distinguish what is real and what is spam, so the filter doesn't work the

 Surely. For Gmail, my wp-trac filter is set to never send any of them to
 spam if they're from the proper email address. Then I deal with the very
 rare spam comment flood manually.

 > Just install [http://trac.edgewall.org/wiki/SpamFilter SpamFilter] or
 something. It even uses Akismet!

 We have Akismet installed. It wasn't working right last time we had a spam
 issue, but I think Barry has addressed that.

 Whenever we do have an issue, we'll all notice it pretty quickly thanks to
 wp-trac. (If not, hop into #wordpress-dev.) We can then make Trac read-
 only temporarily, block the dotorg account, and run a query to remove the

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/11905#comment:4>
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