[kde-community] Wikis uneditable

Jaroslaw Staniek staniek at kde.org
Sun Feb 14 10:48:15 UTC 2016

Hi Ben,

It seems that techbase isn't locked. There were a few acts of
vandalism too: https://techbase.kde.org/Special:Log/delete

PS: Any update on possible solutions for the wikis?

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.
> Regards,
> Ben Cooksley
> KDE Sysadmin
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regards, Jaroslaw Staniek

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