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From Chris Hostetter <>
Subject Re: Reducing captcha on the wiki
Date Mon, 23 Apr 2012 21:26:40 GMT

: Any of you PMC members care to give them the green light?

Personally, i think the wiki textchas have been a great way of helping cut 
down on the amount of wiki spam, so i don't think we should turn them off 
in general

That said: there is the other option for bypassing the textcha...

I went ahead and added Benson to the AdminGroup for the solr wiki.

: ---------- Forwarded message ----------
: From: Gavin McDonald <>
: Date: Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 9:34 PM
: Subject: Re: Wiki authentication question
: To: Benson Margulies <>
: Cc: "" <>
: Please see for explanations and
: how to get your wiki configured so that you no longer need to enter
: captchas. A yes go ahead and I'll configure it today for you
: Gav
: Sent from my iPhone
: On 16/04/2012, at 2:57 AM, Benson Margulies <> wrote:
: > I've been doing a lot of editing on the Lucene wiki lately. Every edit
: > demands the answer to a question. Many of the questions are ASF
: > trivial questions. At best, I have to google for each one. At least
: > one didn't accept the 'right' answer. It asked me for the full name of
: > the treasurer. The official officer page calls him 'Sam'. I have no
: > idea if his birth certificate called him Samuel, Samwise, or Samovar,
: > but the wiki rejected plain old Sam. (For all I know, the wiki is
: > still looking for Geir.)
: >
: > Is there any way the wiki could be interconnected with the rest of the
: > infrastructure so that committers could log in 'as themselves' and be
: > spared this?


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