On Tue, Dec 21, 2004 at 04:03:10PM -0800, aaron brownlee wrote:
Noticed some wikispam on the SF guide. Wondering how
guide is, if there is someone that admins there, and if there are
plans to combat spam bots and remove spam pages from the revision
i set that one up when i was staying in SF for a while and dreaming
about public transport scheduling / emulation stuff. I filled a bit of
it in with the few places i went and was familiar with, so there is
a streak running up mission street and a scattering of places in the
I have been back in london awhile and not paid much attention to the
SF guide. I used it a bit for experiementation; it uses Geo::Coder::US
to look up addresses and plugs into the mapbureau.com
service. I never figured out what would make those additions really
good as opposed to vaguely interesting.
I never had a serious attempt to publicise the SF guide though i did
post it to the dorkbot list once. Craigslist is very big over there. I
had a braindump at the craigslist people,
i never really heard more from
than than "oh er yes well thanks very er much"
think i did try to impose simple cookie-based 'am i human' filtering on the
SF guide; that didn't work; recommendations on simple filtering
strategies getaefully receieved...