Re: manpageview rating dive
- Benjamin Haskell wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Aug 2011, Charles Campbell wrote:Right, the form was using a GET. That's wrong. I changed it to a POST
> > Charles Campbell wrote:
> >> Hello!
> >> I recently checked my plugins' ratings:
> >> 08/09/11 script 677/279/10776: Manpageview.vim
> >> 08/31/11 script -133/1094/10866: Manpageview.vim
> >> This seems like an odd thing -- is this preparation for a general
> >> bombing of plugins' ratings?
> > I should explain this a bit more. The rating for Manpageview on
> > August 9, 2011 was 677, with 279 people having rated it, and 10776
> > having downloaded it.
> > On August 31, 2011, the rating was -133, 1094 people having rated it,
> > and 10866 having downloaded it.
> > It is odd that Manpageview received -810 in karma when there were only
> > 90 additional downloaders over that time period. Did irc have a
> > anti-Chip attack? Is someone testing a bot to destroy multiple
> > plugins' ratings?
> Can't find it currently, but someone mentioned in the not-so-distant
> past that some search engine(s) grabbed the down-vote URL when crawling
> www.vim.org. In this case, googling:
> site:www.vim.org inurl:unfulfilling
> (where 'unfulfilling' is the 'rating' value for a down-vote) comes up
> with exactly one result for me:
> ManPageView - Viewer for manpages, gnu info, perldoc, and php …
> With the link: (...'s to prevent clicking)
> And I may have accidentally just downvoted it myself, by hovering over
> the result (which pops up a preview).
> Seems like the ratings should only use $_POST (PHP var), but they appear
> to be using $_GET, too.
now. Please verify the rating still works.
I found another one on the page where a script delete is confirmed.
Fixed that too.
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