Subject: Re: Spammers have discovered

Re: Spammers have discovered

From: Alexander Lamaison <>
Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2011 22:49:24 +0000

On 1 March 2011 22:06, Peter Stuge <> wrote:
> Alexander Lamaison wrote:
>> > The spam thing is pretty much impossible to solve perfectly in an
>> > automated way.
>> I've found the spam filter included with Trac 0.12 to be very
>> effective.
> I've enabled it with simple bayesian on the libusb Trac but I don't
> see it working so well. :\

Have you tried enabling the TypePad and Akismet features along with
Existing Session filtering? I've found this combination to be
excellent when used with Captcha and a >0 kudos requirement.

>> My Trac gets spammed 50 times a day but less that one a week makes
>> it through the filter.
> I don't think that's good enough though. I'd like us to have a
> solution that gets rid of the problem completely, even if means a
> little bit of manual work.

Of course. But we presumably want to keep the manual work to a
minimum. Otherwise how is it any different to manually deleting the
spam posts as they appear?

Received on 2011-03-01