TrackBack Woes

Steven Taylor had an oh-so-minor glitch: “MT-Blacklist was blocking all comments and trackbacks with ‘www.’ in the url of the poster or trackbacker.”

Ouch. At least it wasn’t blocking everything starting with “http://”

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James Joyner
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  1. Mark J says:

    It never ceases to amaze me the headaches people are willing to endure just so they can use MT-Blacklist.

    Assuming that the majority of comments are automated (they are), a Turing test “Captcha” is all you need to ensure that your blog is spam free. James Seng’s Scode is excellent and effective.

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