killesreiter at physik.uni-freiburg.de
Wed Jan 19 16:45:12 UTC 2005
On Wed, 19 Jan 2005, Dries Buytaert wrote:
> Chris Messina wrote:
> > In any case, I think that we should be very careful about implementing
> > this new tool -- powerful though it may be, for it threatens to weaken
> > wild-westiness™ (as Steven said) of the web while only mildly imposing
> > upon the spammers.
> Or on the user admin page we could add a new feature: 'Delete all posts
> from this user' which lets you mass-delete nodes/comments from a spammer.
> This could be implemented as a simple checkbox on the 'Delete user?'
> confirmation page.
> We could also leverage the new flood protection mechanism (see
> contact.module) in both the node and comment modules.
If you or anybody else decides to do that, please do it in a way that can
be bypassed. We once had such a feature and it was most annoying for use
with mailhandler or similar automatic posting.
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