Using Bugzilla to hide spam sites

Gervase Markham gerv at
Wed May 23 16:12:20 UTC 2007

Frédéric Buclin wrote:
>> Someone on my blog suggested requiring a login to view attachments. 
>> That seems to me like a possible solution.
> Really not! Why should *we* have to log in because someone *else* 
> attaches unwanted attachments? 

Why should we have to keep filling in captchas to sign up for things or 
post blog comments just because other people post spam? :-| It's just 
the way it is.

Do you have a less intrusive solution?

> This is annoying and I frequently view 
> attachments without being logged in (e.g. when being on computers which 
> are not mine). I would hate to not be allowed to view them anymore.

You can. You just need to log in.

It seems to me that most Bugzilla users spend most of their Bugzilla 
time logged in. Would others agree?


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