[Debian-uk] registering on wiki.earth.li

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Sat Aug 1 14:06:30 BST 2015

2015-08-01 11:31 GMT+01:00 Jonathan McDowell <noodles at earth.li>:
> On Sat, Aug 01, 2015 at 11:19:22AM +0100, Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo wrote:
>> 2015-07-31 23:38 GMT+01:00 Peter Green <plugwash at debian.org>:
>> > I just tried to register on wiki.earth.li so I could add myself to
>> > http://wiki.earth.li/DebianParty2015 but it just says "Bored of spammers."
>> > is there some trick? do I have to request an account from someone?
>> > (and if so who?)
>> I could not get myself registered either, when I tried a while ago, if
>> somebody could add me it would be great.
> I've come to the depressing conclusion that it's just not possible to
> run a public access wiki these days; wiki.earth.li requires an email
> confirmation to create and account, and even once you have one you
> need added to the KnownGroup page to be able to actually edit anything.
> That doesn't stop thousands of accounts being created - spammers are
> obviously too stupid to realise they're not going to be able to do
> anything once their registered.
> That said I've opened up registrations again for the moment; anyone who
> is already on the KnownGroup page can add you to it once you've created
> an account. Asking on #debian-uk (OFTC) tends to be a quick way to find
> someone to do this for you.

Oh, thanks.

My username is ManuelMontecelo, please somebody add me to the
KnownGroup (I cannot connect to IRC right now).

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo <manuel.montezelo at gmail.com>

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