wtf???

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I turned off the comments in one particular entry because I kept getting comment spam on it... and I'm *still getting comment spam* ???? how does that work??? I suppose I'll have to upgrade MT or something stoopid. Not happy jan!!!

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Dennis said:

Do you use the MT Blacklist Plugin? It's stopped most of mine. It rejects eight or ten comments a day about drugs and stuff.

In MT 3, there will be user registration, but they're charging $99 (US) for it. Although they have a 30 percent discount right now, it's still a lot to pay just to blog, especially if they upgrade every year and stick it to you again and again...

May 15, 2004 3:23 AM

   

JC said:

I'm growing unhappier with each revision of MT. It always was a code whore, but it's just getting ridiculous just how intense the code is for the average non-perl and non-C programming public. 99 bucks for MT3? Wish I'da grabbed a 2.64 free distribution pack from their server a while back... and now I'd have to get licensed to get support? I mean c'mon, I donated money--twice-- and even paid for an installation once before I had high speed and the phone line was messing things up, and now they want more money? I hear Wordpress is still free...

May 15, 2004 4:10 AM

   

Richard said:

You can still download 2.661 of MT as I write, under the old licence. You can get it from http://www.movabletype.org/download.shtml - don't know how long it will be there though.

May 15, 2004 6:27 AM

   

kazza said:

I've grabbed a copy of this if anyone ever needs it, thanks for that.

Not sure if I'll get the time to install it today.. we'll see how we go.. :/

May 15, 2004 6:53 AM

   

Richard said:

I downloaded a copy too, just as a backup in case I need to reinstall at any point. So we have plenty of copies to pass around if anyone gets desperate. :o)

May 15, 2004 9:06 AM

   

Dennis said:

Well, I just upgraded my install to 3.0, the free version, which I happen to qualify for, and it is a lot better as far as the interface and all. I'm glad I don't have too many blogs or authors listed not to qualify...

I turned on comment registration and moderation, so I don't think there will be any comment spam getting through. I think I like it better than MT Blacklist.

May 16, 2004 2:54 AM

   

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