[Python-Dev] Summary of Tracker Issues
steve at holdenweb.com
Wed May 16 13:34:18 CEST 2007
Kristján Valur Jónsson wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>>> ISTM you need one only question requiring human attention at a time,
>>> because once a spammer assigns a human (or inhuman of equivalent
>>> intelligence) to cracking you, you're toast.
>> I can't believe this is still profitable. It's either lucrative or
>> fulfilling, and malice, if the latter.
> At any rate, it is hardly such an urgent problem that it needs all this
> brainpower poured into it. And it almost certainly doesn't require
> novel solutions.
Possibly so, but I can't see c.l.p.dev passing up the chance to discuss
this particular bicycle shed. It gets kind of personal when someone is
spamming *your* tracker ... ;-)
I have already been criticized on c.l.py for suggesting there should be
at least one day of the year when we should be allowed to hang spammers
up by the nuts (assuming they have any) - "not very welcoming" was the
phrase, IIRC. So maybe I'm no longer rational on this topic.
or-any-other-for-that-matter-ly y'rs - steve
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