[geeklog-devel] Feature request - IP capture...

Tony Bibbs tony at tonybibbs.com
Tue Jan 21 12:06:12 EST 2003

GL2 will do this.  Work with Dirk on getting this added to 1.3.x.  It may 
take a bit of work to add this to that.  


On Tue, 21 Jan 2003, Rob Griffiths wrote:

> Last night, I received a somewhat threatening (in a broad way, not 
> specific to me) submission ... while pondering what to do with it, I 
> was curious how I could find out where it came from.  The only solution 
> I came up with was a grep through the Apache logs (thanks Jason!), 
> which found probably two different IPs that could have submitted the 
> story.  This would have been much more complex in a few days' time, as 
> the logs would have been rotated out...
> So I'm asking if the GL dev team could consider adding "IP number" to 
> the captured info -- it's done on most forum sites now, and I think it 
> makes sense just for things like this ... also would make sense for 
> sites that allow anonymous comments.
> Just a thought...
> -rob.
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