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2008

Comments Closed Temporarily While I Do Some Plumbing
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Photo by golfer4life under a Creative Commons license. I’ve had to shut off commenting functionality for the time being folks. The spammers have been trying hard to get in, and the code that I’ve written to run comments though Akismet for spam checking is occasionally resulting in a spinning process on the server if it gets too many requests.

2007

A Short Post On Spam Protection
·460 words·3 mins
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Well, it’s official. I’ve had my first few spammers attempt to leave comments on the new site. Unfortunately for them, their efforts are to no avail. This is because I use a modified version of the Django comment application that I hacked together myself.