[geeklog-devel] Google Summer of Code 2009: Geeklog

saurabh gupta saurabhgupta1403 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 00:28:02 EDT 2009

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 3:34 AM, Dirk Haun <dirk at haun-online.de> wrote:
> saurabh gupta wrote:
>>What we can do is to mark the spam comments as spam and group them in
>>a spam category (spam queue).
> (...)
>>Other modifications which can be implemented in spam-X plugin are:
> Let me just say that I like what you're suggesting. You may face a few
> surprises when you try to actually implement some of these things, but I
> like the direction.

Absolutely Dirk. I know, there will be many challenges in this but
these new features if implemented will raise the popularity and
usability of geeklog :-)

>>1. While adding an entry in the *Spam-X Personal Blacklist*, it
>>doesn't check for the duplicate entries.
> Same with the IP blacklist. Well, all of the blacklists, actually. If we
> had the sortable lists, we could at least see the duplicates. Avoiding
> them would be even better, obviously :)

Yes. Sorting the list and then avoiding the duplicate entries would be
the best option in my opinion.

>>So, if a user press the
>>button *Add Censor list* multiple times
> Or accidentally ... Don't know how often that has happened to me. Any
> redesign should move that button somewhere else.
>>2. If spam queue is implemented, then whenever, a comment is caught as
>>spam, it will be entered in the spam queue and those words will be
>>highlighted or underlined (marked) which provided a basis of spam
> Sounds interesting.

Thanks. :-)....The idea came from the fact that while searching for
any comment by any word, that word is highlighted by a yellow marker.
Similarly, for spam comments, the suspicious or culprit words can
highlighted with red color.


Saurabh Gupta
NSIT,New Delhi, India

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