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Date: 2008-09-01 (12:34)
From: Martin Jambon <martin.jambon@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] How to join
On Sun, 31 Aug 2008, Richard Jones wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 03:40:42PM +0200, Martin Jambon wrote:
>> Is it possible to create new user accounts to edit the OCaml tutorial at
>> ?
>> says "This site is only available for use
>> to registered members. If you believe that you should be a member of this
>> site, please contact the administrator with your email address and reason
>> for joining."
>> But it doesn't says who the administrator is. Richard, do you still have
>> the admin rights? If not, what's the cheapest solution to circumvent the
>> problem?
> Yes it is possible, and yes I still do have admin rights (I should
> hope, since I run the domain & servers :-)  Because of a huge amount of
> spam I was forced to disable free account creation a few months ago.

Now I'm seeing this on the bottom of the first page: "This website is a 
wiki. This means you can edit any page to correct mistakes or improve the 
tutorial. Because of spammers signing up endless fake accounts, I have 
disabled new account creation. Please email rich 
server for a new account."

I think it would be great if you could make this info visible on

> I've sent an email invite to your current email address.  Anyone else
> who has problems, please send me an email and include 'ocaml'
> prominently in the subject line.

Thanks. It was primarily for someone (Gregoire Seux, cc'ed) who made a 
French translation of 2 pages and was asking me to put this into the 

> Also I hope this is of interest: I've picked up mod_caml & cocanwiki
> development again for Fedora & RHEL, so I should have F10 packages for
> them shortly, plus an active upstream.

Cool. I very much appreciate the non-bloated design.