Blosxom and friends

Dominic Mitchell dom at
Tue Mar 28 22:19:04 BST 2006

Paul Makepeace wrote:
> Je 2006-03-28 22:02:17 +0100, David Cantrell skribis:
>> On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 05:51:34PM +0100, Pedro Figueiredo wrote:
>>> On 28 Mar 2006, at 17:22, David Cantrell wrote:
>>>> I want to be notified by email whenever a comment is made though, so
>>>> plain ol writeback isn't enough.
>>> roight. wouldn't you be happy with rss for comments?
>> They serve different purposes.  RSS is a subscription to read something,
>> but timeliness is of no consequence.  I want email notification so I can
>> whack comment spammers.  I read my email more often than my RSS thingy
>> runs, and I want to be able to whack them as soon as possible.
> You could modify the plugin to keep it in a moderation queue for
> slightly longer than your average time-to-check-RSS, and then
> auto-publish.
> I meant that as a joke but maybe it's not such a bad idea...

On my wordpress install, all comments go to the moderation queue and 
only get published when I approve.  It's the only safe way...


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