[sane-devel] SPAM via SANE-Bugs

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 18:55:40 UTC 2007

On 4/19/07, Mattias Ellert <mattias.ellert at tsl.uu.se> wrote:
> 19 apr 2007 kl. 08.39 skrev Gerhard Jaeger:
> > On Mittwoch, 18. April 2007, m. allan noah wrote:
> >> then users cannot report bugs without having an alioth account?
> >>
> > Hmmm, nope - there should be some kind of guest account or
> > something like "use this temporary code" to submit a bug
> > report. something that could not easily misused by spam-bots.
> >
> > - Gerhard
> Any anonymous postings should be stopped ASAP. At the moment I get
> about 10 spams a day from the SANE bug tracker. Even bugs that have
> been marked "deleted" can apparently be used as spam relays. And
> there seems to be no way to not get mails from bugs you have posted
> yourself.

well, i think we are going to have to get some help here, on of our
project admins on alioth will have to change to disallow anonymous
posting. henning?

"The truth is an offense, but not a sin"

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