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To edit a page the url will be for example:- http://www.usemod.com/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?action=edit&id=WikiSuggestions/ConfigurableEditAction

Containing the '?action=edit&' I have changed this in my local copy of the wiki to be:-


I have seen a reduction in WikiSpam. As many bots are trying



To make this a configurable, so that in the conf setting a line for example:-

 $ActionEdit    = "edit";  

It would then make it easy for users to change this option and very hard for bots to automate editing.

bmsleight - 2005-Mar-16

"very hard for bots to automate editing" - not at all. They just do a regexp on a normal page.

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