[ckan-discuss] Spam groups on the Data Hub
richard at cyganiak.de
Thu Dec 8 14:16:59 GMT 2011
That's great! Thanks for sorting this out David.
On 8 Dec 2011, at 12:22, David Read wrote:
> On 7 December 2011 18:59, Richard Cyganiak <richard at cyganiak.de> wrote:
>> I still don't understand.
>> I'm doing the following steps:
>> 1. http://thedatahub.org/group/boxing
>> 2. Click “Edit”
>> 3. Set “State” to “deleted”
>> 4. “Save Changes”
>> Now I'm back at the group page.
>> Clicking on “Edit” again shows that “State” is still “active”. This makes me believe that my change to “deleted” was not saved.
>> The group page is still visible even if I log out or change browsers.
>> Can you confirm that this is the expected behaviour?
> Sorry, I got the impression you hadn't tried the steps because of the
> confusion with the other method. Now I can see there is a bug.
> Thinking back, I believe this never got implemented because we simply
> purged spammed groups. And the state field got exposed somewhere along
> the line, without it working yet.
> I've created a ticket and should have an implementation later today.
> I'll also fix the name of the History group you mentioned.
> Many thanks and sorry for the confusion,
>> I don't understand the semantics of deletion because it seems to have no effect whatsoever as far as I can tell.
>> On 7 Dec 2011, at 17:57, David Read wrote:
>>>>> Yes, a sysadmin account can still 'see' 'deleted' packages - see
>>>>> http://trac.ckan.org/ticket/1283 which is aimed at making this
>>>>> clearer. You could fire up another browser or go into 'private
>>>>> browsing' mode (so as you're not logged in) and confirm it has gone
>>>>> for other users.
>>>> I don't think that's the problem. The one you deleted (cool-gadget, see link above) shows as 404 for me, while the one I tried to delete (boxing, see link above) is still there. Changing browsers or logging out doesn't change anything.
>>> Yes, that's because cool-gadget was purged, and I showed you the less
>>> convoluted way - deletion.
>>> The delete and purge features are not really visible to average users,
>>> so in general are not very slick, I'm afraid, but do work if you
>>> follow the docs:
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