[pydotorg-www] Hardcore is not only porn

Brian Curtin brian at python.org
Tue Nov 19 19:52:20 CET 2013

On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 9:18 AM, anatoly techtonik <techtonik at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 6:22 PM, Paul Boddie <paul at boddie.org.uk> wrote:
>> On Tuesday 19. November 2013 15.58.15 M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>>> On 19.11.2013 15:38, Alexandro Colorado wrote:
>>> > On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 8:29 AM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
>>> >> On 19.11.2013 14:46, anatoly techtonik wrote:
>>> >>> wiki.python.org doesn't allow the word "hardcore" in contents,
>>> >>> which is a bad filter choice, because, well, some talks about
>>> >>> Python internals are hardcore for the most users out there.
>>> >>>
>>> >>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hardcore
>>> >>> http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=hardcore
>>> >>
>>> >> I've made the filter more selective.
>> Of course, the need to use "hardcore" frequently in a reference like the
>> Python Wiki is somewhat debatable. :-)
> Well, I guess who writes the most - wins. =) There is still a long way to go
> before Python Wiki can experience Wikipedia-like edit wars.
>> what occurs when no such measures are in place. I would argue that anti-spam
>> measures need to be a bit more varied these days, though, and I've written
>> about that on this list in the recent past, I believe.
> MoinMoin is not interesting. Everybody is using MediaWiki. Is there
> anything else, more advanced on the horizon?

I don't know what makes MoinMoin "not interesting", and your second
sentence is surely false. If you're suggesting a move away from
MoinMoin, you have a lot of work to do.

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