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[aprssig] APRS Wiki vandalism

Ryan Tourge k2rrt.lists at gmail.com
Sat Jul 7 20:00:16 UTC 2007


I have the next two to five days off and could help setup MediaWiki.

On 7/7/07, Tom Russo <russo at bogodyn.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 05, 2007 at 10:39:59AM -0700, we recorded a bogon-computron collision of the <scott at opentrac.org> flavor, containing:
> > I agree, this software isn't working out and I'm regretting the choice.  I'd
> > have installed MediaWiki already if I had the time to do it.  If you (or
> > anyone else) wants to volunteer to set it up and start migrating content,
> > let me know and I'll set you up with an account on the server.  It's a
> > Windows 2003 server running IIS, with PHP and MySQL installed.
> >
> > I'll see if I have a recent database backup for the wiki that might speed up
> > the recovery process.  If not, some of that might have to come from Google's
> > cache.
>
> Scott:
>
> The wiki was vandalized again today, and until it's clamped down it'll just
> keep getting hit.
>
> I think it's necessary to clamp down the registration process, at a minimum.
> It should be possible even to disable the ability to create new logins, and
> that would be better than nothing.
>
> During the time that registrations are restricted, at least there would be
> a useful place to *read* aprs information, whereas now we have nothing but
> a place that has to be fixed every few days.
>
> Could you do that?
>
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