[pydotorg-www] Can we somehow safely delete bogus page revisions in the wiki?

anatoly techtonik techtonik at gmail.com
Sat Mar 26 01:38:51 CET 2011

On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 2:30 AM,  <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
> If you take a look at the FrontPage info link:
>    http://wiki.python.org/moin/FrontPage?action=info
> note that some of the revisions (562, 560, 554, etc) have amazingly long
> checkin comments.  That pushes the "View" link way off the right edge of the
> page, at least in Chrome 4.
> I know it's a small thing, but can we either:
>    * delete those revisions altogether (they are, after all, still
>      available to crawlers and thus give the spammers who created them some
>      small increase in a reputation they don't deserve),

Would be the best option - get all revisions with comment length >
200, filter them and remove.

>    * delete those comments,

Or at least strip to some reasonable value.

>    * or get the Comment column to wrap

This could happen automatically if the longest URL contained at least one space.

anatoly t.

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