[ubuntu-studio-devel] Immutable Page

flocculant at gmx.co.uk flocculant at gmx.co.uk
Thu Apr 21 19:57:35 UTC 2016

On 21/04/16 20:53, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Thu, 2016-04-21 at 20:43 +0100, flocculant at gmx.co.uk wrote:
>> as far as I am aware you need to be in the etherpad users launchpad
>> group to edit
>> https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-etherpad
> Thank you,
> when did this change? I always could log in with my launchpad/Ubuntu one
> account and edit those pages.
> Indeed, it changed,
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WikiGuide#Contributing , but there's
> no explanation why.
> I guess I will not continue to contribute to those pages. Is there valid
> a reason to make it extra hard to help?
> Regards,
> Ralf
It was put in place when the wiki was under pressure from spammers as an 
extra measure to dissuade them iirc.

Please bear in mind this was nothing to do with me - just passing on 
what I remember from the incident

Not sure that joining a LP group is really that much of a hardship tbh.


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