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Spam? What spam?

Created Thu 12 Oct 06 - 1:24 by Mithandir in category Chasing the Sunset
If you recall, a few months back I updated the anti-spam filters for the commenting system used throughout the site. Since then, only one spam has gotten through. The system meanwhile blocked 22450 comments. There have been no reports of false positives. 99.15% of the spam attempts didn't even get through the first layer of defense. Okay, so the biggest defense of the system is ignorance on the part of the spammers (layer 1 is based on that), but still .... 99.995% block rate. Yay.


Nebra ReppalkI find it slightly depressing that some people have nothing better to do with their time than clutter up websites with unintelligent remarks. There's an old proverb "A wise man speaks because he has something to say, a fool speaks because he has to say something." I think this fits the situation exactly.
BobUnintelligent remark
JynxBob: not meaning any offence, but please don't flush the comments with useless comments that really aren't all that funny. It gets quite annoying.