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Limitation for guests module

Author astass
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#1 | Posted: 27 Mar 2010 12:15 
There is a suggestion ... Make module LIMITATION guests. The essence of the work: The guest can write a message, but only a limited number of characters. Let's say a guest can write no more than 20-30 characters. Number of characters can be set with the admin panel. This is a handy option in my opinion. Since cuts spammer attempts to add a huge number of options and other harmful information. Later, this module can further develop and implement a system of restrictions for those who do not obey the rules of the resource. Such a user also can set limits on the number of characters in the message.
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Есть такое предложение... Сделать модуль ОГРАНИЧЕНИЕ для гостей. Суть работы: Гость может писать сообщения, но только ограниченное количество символов. Скажем гостем можно написать не более 20-30 символов. Количество символов можно задавать с админ-панели. Это удобная опция на мой взгляд. Так как отсекает спамерские попытки добавления большого количества всяких ссылок и прочей неполезной информации. Позднее этот модуль можно доработать и внедрить систему ограничений для тех кто не соблюдает правила ресурса. Такому пользователю тоже можно поставить ограничения на количество символов в сообщении.

Author Guest
#2 | Posted: 28 Mar 2010 04:27 
This is quite handy! Thanks!

Author shakir
Guest
#3 | Posted: 28 Mar 2010 14:01 
Good idea. Would have realized this plugin.

Author tom322
Registered
#4 | Posted: 28 Mar 2010 20:49 
The problem is, the word like 'fcuk you' only takes 8 chars and it's easy to overpass this for those who really want to do harm :

Author astass
Registered
#5 | Posted: 29 Mar 2010 00:56 | Edited by: Moderator 
tom322:
The problem is, the word like 'fcuk you' only takes 8 chars and it's easy to overpass this for those who really want to do harm :

No, this is a word filter. The essence of another. Example:

http://blablabla.com/spam%spam%spam%/spamparam

Guest can add these options set.
A limit in characters truncates this possibility. Of course this is not a panacea for spam, but in other forums had ever seen.

Author Paul
Lead Developer
#6 | Posted: 29 Mar 2010 02:38 
It's not about limitation of characters at all, but about limitation for guests to not post an URL or web address. And - we already have such module here:

" Anti guest addon " - Reducing spam - guests cannot post links

Limitation of characters is really annoying in terms of posting for guests. Guests may also post a very useful message. Here on our board we have at least 15% of useful and stored messages posted by guests. I doubt that miniBB would be useful if there would be such "limitations" introduced. I am personally against such thing, it's more seems like a limitation of free thinking than preventing spam.

Author ericj
Registered
#7 | Posted: 29 Mar 2010 05:11 
I am agree with Paul : if you have allowed guests to post, so let them talk ! ;)

Author Guest
#8 | Posted: 29 Mar 2010 05:14 
What can I say? And I agree ... However Baule that you want an addon (or rather alternative) is.

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