[aur-general] We've got a spam issue in our AUR

Oon-Ee Ng ngoonee.talk at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 01:09:34 UTC 2015

On Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 3:43 AM, Johannes Löthberg
<johannes at kyriasis.com> wrote:
> Not all spam is automated , so just requiring a CAPTCHA wouldn't be very
> useful. I think a slightly better approach would be to add the comment to a
> queue if it fails the spam filter, and require a TU to approve it.

Seems like a lot of unnecessary work for TUs though. Maybe it would be
better for maintainers approval to be required for posts that fail a
spam filter (they could just ignore it). Even if its not really spam,
its probably aimed at the maintainer anyway.

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