[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo gallery not accessible

Vasile Craciunescu vasile at geo-spatial.org
Tue Nov 29 23:20:53 PST 2011

Hello Markus,

Thank you for the clarifications. It's true. The gallery was invaded by 
spam. If you need an extra hand for the moderation process count me in 
as a volunteer.


On 11/30/11 12:53 AM, Markus Neteler wrote:
> Hi Vasile,
> (cc OSGeo-SAC)
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 3:43 PM, Vasile Craciunescu
> <vasile at geo-spatial.org>  wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> The http://gallery.osgeo.org/ is not working anymore (despite Apache's
>> message :). Someone can please check this.
> I have reactivated the server in a sense that it now states at least
> "The OSGeo Gallery site is offline for maintenance due to spam outbreak."
> The mechanism of submitting new sites must be revisited.
> I would suggest to have a moderation queue to avoid spamming
> as it happened in the past.
> FWIW: The server is on the webextra machine.
> sorry for no better news right now,
> Markus
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Vasile Crăciunescu
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