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Subject: Re: [odf-adoption] Restricting rights on opendocument.xml.org

Hello Paul,

thank you for the tip. Yes, I think we should go along what you
describe. I'd like to have Jane Harnad's point of view of that.
This way, we would still be allowing "genuine" people to post and not
just blockading the web site, a situation I too was finding unfortunate.


marbux a écrit :
> On 6/24/07, *Charles-H. Schulz* <charles-h.schulz@arsaperta.com
> <mailto:charles-h.schulz@arsaperta.com>> wrote:
>     Hi,
>     it's been one week since I'm trying to hunt blog spammers in our blog
>     section of opendocument.xml.org <http://opendocument.xml.org> .
>     Almost everyday I erase blogs that are
>     obvious spams, and their authors. But they keep coming back. Two of
>     these blogs cannot be erased by the way. Could restrict the posting
>     rights for the blogs' section to the site editors only?
>     Thank you,
>     --
>     Charles-H. Schulz,
>     Associé / Associate
>     Ars Aperta. 
> Hi, Charles,
> Rather than restricting the blogs section to site editors only, I 
> suggest examining the option of creating an intermediate set of
> permissions, e.g., requiring an email-confirmed registration before
> posting. Drupal has the needed permissions tools. That way, problem
> users can easily have their permissions revoked. Site editors could be
> granted the rights to set permissions per user so that OASIS staff
> don't have to handle revocations.
> Another option allows registrations to be moderated before permissions
> are granted, in case you want to scrutinize registrations before
> approving them.
> On Drupal permissions, start here,
> <http://drupal.org/handbook/modules/user>.
> Best regards,
> Marbux

Charles-H. Schulz,
Associé / Associate
Ars Aperta.

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