[pydotorg-www] request edit home page on python wiki - anti-robot

M.-A. Lemburg mal at python.org
Mon Jun 26 18:04:18 EDT 2017


On 26.06.2017 23:15, Fox wrote:
> On 11.06.2017 13:43, Chris Angelico wrote:
> 
>> Our anti-robot protection is no secret. Before anyone can edit, he or
>> she has to get explicit permission from an admin. :) 
> 
> to most bona fide users this is actually very much a  :-(
> 
> 
>> All you have to
>> do is set pages to be read-only by default, and have an editors group
>> that lists the accounts that have permission to make changes.
>>
>> ChrisA
> 
> I noticed how few edits were made in the last 90 day alone.
> 
> How restrictive is your policy and does that negatively impact the
> quality (say the lamentable high number of dead links) of the wiki ?
> 
> If so, what do plan to mitigate this dire situation ?

We have no plans changing the policy. Of all strategies we've
tried, this is by far the most successful one.

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Marc-Andre Lemburg
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