[openstreetmap/openstreetmap-website] Spin off diaries into `openstreetmap-diaries` separate app from `openstreetmap-website` (#1362)
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Tue Apr 17 07:39:29 UTC 2018
> I feel like the spam problem alone is reason enough to move the diaries off site into a separate domain from openstreetmap.org, but just adding this as another reason.
The spam problem should be mostly addressed by #1576.
It's worth noting that reading the diaries through the blogs.osm.org aggregator (as many people do) gives a slightly misleading impression of the spam problem. Spam on OSM diaries per se is generally killed promptly, and will no doubt be faster still when #1576 lands. Unfortunately, killed spam currently persists on blogs.osm.org as per https://github.com/gravitystorm/blogs.osm.org/issues/17 . The latter should be fairly easily fixable via PR and is currently the lowest-hanging fruit for spam on OSM.
(I'll just leave this here for laughs: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/13/google-maps-spam-fighters.html )
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