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    • CommentRowNumber1.
    • CommentAuthorRodMcGuire
    • CommentTimeJan 1st 2011

    I think JB used to stay on top of this and delete such comments, but the nCafe currently has 2 questionable recently new entries:

    1) This crackpot entry.

    2) This entry with the only purpose being to include a url to “cures for candida”.

    The 2nd should be deleted and probably the 1st unless crackpots are kept for amusement purposes.

    Who has the privileges to delete such these days?

    • CommentRowNumber2.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeJan 1st 2011
    • (edited Jan 1st 2011)

    Who has the privileges to delete such these days?

    All nnCafé hosts have the same privileges to edit everything and always had. And we all do and did try to look after spam and related, as far as I am aware.

    I have removed the two comments you pointed out.

    • CommentRowNumber3.
    • CommentAuthorTim_Porter
    • CommentTimeAug 6th 2018
    • (edited Aug 6th 2018)

    Quite a lot of n-Café spam accumulating. Leaving it alone encourages more which diminishes the usefulness of the Café, so can one of the ‘hosts’ do a bit of cleaning, please! ;-)

    ( Later: someone has. Thanks.)

    • CommentRowNumber4.
    • CommentAuthorTim_Porter
    • CommentTimeAug 14th 2018

    A repeat of some old spam on the Café.

    • CommentRowNumber5.
    • CommentAuthorTim_Porter
    • CommentTimeNov 1st 2018

    There are at least 6 pieces of spam posted today one the Café. (See Hector and then look at other comments from today (Nov 1)).

    • CommentRowNumber6.
    • CommentAuthorDavid_Corfield
    • CommentTimeNov 1st 2018

    10 in fact. All deleted now. Thanks.

    • CommentRowNumber7.
    • CommentAuthorDavidRoberts
    • CommentTimeNov 11th 2018

    A pair of spam comments here at the n-café.

    • CommentRowNumber8.
    • CommentAuthorTim_Porter
    • CommentTimeDec 30th 2018

    More spam at the cafe, here

    • CommentRowNumber9.
    • CommentAuthorTim_Porter
    • CommentTimeFeb 14th 2019
    • (edited Feb 14th 2019)

    Once again, Spam at the café, here, latest addition.

    • CommentRowNumber10.
    • CommentAuthorTim_Porter
    • CommentTimeFeb 23rd 2019

    Someone has put something on the texnical_issues section of the Café, the result of which is that any of the links there give the following.

    XML Parsing Error: prefix not bound to a namespace Location: https://golem.ph.utexas.edu/category/2006/09/texnical_issues.html#c051639 Line Number 1913, Column 7:

    There is then an html line (copied here but not showing).

    • CommentRowNumber11.
    • CommentAuthorDavidRoberts
    • CommentTimeFeb 23rd 2019

    <linearGradient id="squ2" x1="0" y1="0" x2="1" y2="-.6" xlink:href="#squ1" /> is the bit that that’s not showing in Tim’s #10.

    • CommentRowNumber12.
    • CommentAuthorTim_Porter
    • CommentTimeMar 28th 2019

    Spam at Light Mills in the café.

    • CommentRowNumber13.
    • CommentAuthorTim_Porter
    • CommentTimeJun 10th 2019
    • (edited Jun 10th 2019)

    Probable spam at ’The Two Cultures of Mathematics’ in the café. The ’author’ gives the name ’sames Review’ and that is the sole content of the post, but that is as a link.

    • CommentRowNumber14.
    • CommentAuthorDavid_Corfield
    • CommentTimeJun 10th 2019

    Thanks. Removed now.

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