MovableType has finally commented on the record about spam
in MT’s comment section (see it
here. The short of it is they are working on something
but in the mean time they are recommending Jay Allen’s
MT-BlackList (see it here).
Fellow Daynoter Phil Hough (see his site here) is also
recommending the Black-List but has this link here.
Both seem to go to the same place so use either one.
Phil reports the module is easy to install and seems to
work quite nicely. Until MT themselves come up with
something, perhaps this is the way to go. Before I can do
that though, I’ll need to reload the Perl scripts so it may
be awhile before the comments go live again.
Mighty Mozilla. Be on the lookout for the
0.7 release of the Mozilla Firebird browser (see this page here).
The site says it will be released “~ October 14, 2003″ which
happens to be today. This point release is way late (see the
original Mozilla road map here which
has “ideal” release date of 3 September. Of the three
previous release dates, none have been so late as this one.)
so one has to speculate whether the recent changeover from
Netscape funding to a foundation threw a monkey wrench into
In any case, the latest release should be out soon so keep
checking the download page here if
it’s not there already.