[wp-hackers] Spam results

Tara Star tellme at climbtothestars.org
Sat Dec 4 18:03:34 UTC 2004

Matt Mullenweg wrote:

> I'm curious what spam methods are working best for everyone? I see lots 
> of comments people saying they're using something but not many saying 
> what's working. Namely, what would be the best methods to roll in? 
> Obviously something like captcha doesn't fit the WP philosophy, but some 
> of the other approaches (scoring comments, better management of floods, 
> auto-closing) I think could be very effective even when mass-deployed. 
> Thoughts?

Spam Karma works for me. Over 3000 spams deleted, 1 legitimate comment 
deleted at the very beginning which led to a bugfix, 1 spam which went 
through (a pretty hard-to-detect 100% manual spam), and I think two 
comments moderated.


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