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M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Mon Aug 29 03:44:00 EDT 2016


Ok, here's what I did:

1. disabled pythonspot as well
2. added note that we don't want spammers to fill the listings
   on that page
3. moved the entries of both pythonspot and pythonguru to the
   end of the list (reinstantiated the pythonguru listing which
   pythonspot had removed); removed duplicate pythonspot entries
   and only kept the pythonspot.com one around

If one of the two want to make edits, they can ask for change
requests on this list, but I don't think we should give them
editor rights again for the time being - at least not until we
get the feeling that they have learned the lesson.


On 26.08.2016 22:53, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 27, 2016 at 6:28 AM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
>> Interesting, the sites are different, but at least
>> https://pythonspot.com/ and http://pythonprogramminglanguage.com/
>> use the same Amazon affiliate code.
>>
>> Chris and others: What should we do about this ? Remove them as
>> well ?
>>
>> All sites are anonymous, they all use affiliate links to
>> Udemy or Amazon to make money and the content is mostly similar.
> 
> I would declare an official stance that you get one link, but with the
> caveat that we're all only human - violations might not always be
> noticed immediately. (That's just to silence the "but Daaaaaad, you
> didn't spank Timmy when HE did that" complaint.) Once it's known that
> someone's put multiple sites in, we'll remove all but one, and
> possibly all. So, yeah, I'd remove the spares. If, as Guido says,
> they're trying to make money off free docs, I'd remove all those
> links.
> 
> ChrisA
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