[kde-community] Wikis uneditable

Jaroslaw Staniek staniek at kde.org
Tue Feb 2 12:17:52 UTC 2016

On 2 February 2016 at 08:51, Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at kde.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Until further notice, all wikis hosted under KDE.org have been
> rendered uneditable by everyone except members of the Identity group
> "web-admins".
> Unfortunately it seems bots (or a human sweatshop) have completely
> automated the login (via OpenID/Identity none the less) and abusive
> editing of many of our wikis.
> This appears to be an issue being experienced by other Mediawiki
> installations elsewhere as well.
> At some point we may reinvestigate restoring editing rights to a more
> limited number of users, but until then our wikis will remain closed
> to editing.
> If necessary, we may need to consider migration to alternative Wiki
> software.
Thanks Ben. I hope ​
​so ​strong steps are not needed. I don't know the integration details but
can't selected user that belong to some special group be allowed to edit?
Even if manual?

Use maybe extra checks? https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:ConfirmEdit

> Ben Cooksley
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