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Re: Forum hackersby
post a link to your profile or a recent question for an upvote from me to get you over the 20 karma mark.
On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 3:47 PM, Alejandro Perez <email@example.com> wrote:
Hello, I have exactly 20 points earned before this new restriction, but I'm not able to post any question in the forum.. Is this a bug? or I just need to wait you finish the development for this? Regards Alejandro On 21/10/14 12:57, Olivier Dony wrote: > On 10/20/2014 08:57 PM, Stephen Mack wrote: > > The forums have degraded to the point that people who can delete spammers have > > given up. I don't enter the forums because they are not usable. > > > > Maybe there needs to be some forum moderators with some big button powers to > > shut down a spammer and delete all their posts. > > The situation has indeed gotten much worse these last days, so here are the > things we have done to limit the spam level at this point: > > - Mass-delete the spam posts and the corresponding users via an automated > procedure. Probably did not catch 100% but a good share of the spam. > > - Fixed the karma system so karma levels are checked also when posting new > questions, answers and comments (previously if was not checked so users with > negative karma were still able to post). This will enable users and moderators > to permanently block a spammer by lowering him to a negative karma. > > - Changed the karma levels: > + a karma of 20 is now required to be able to post or answer a question (yes > obviously this is a problem for new users, we will lower this later - see below) > + removed the karma bonus given by posting questions/answers (you should > only get bonus if someone else upvotes your posts) > > - Work-in-progress: we are adding an optional email validation step on the > forum - if you just signed up and have 0 karma you would get a notice on the > forum index: you can validate your email and get some karma - just enough to be > able to post your first question. > > We hope to finish the deployment and fix the karma levels accordingly in the > coming days. > > Thanks, > > Olivier > > _______________________________________________ > Mailing-List: https://www.odoo.com/groups/community-59 > Post to: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://www.odoo.com/groups?unsubscribe > -- ALEJANDRO PEREZ COSIO
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