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Re^2: Request for reduction of my XP

by rnahi (Curate)
on Aug 15, 2005 at 18:47 UTC ( #483942=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Request for reduction of my XP
in thread Request for reduction of my XP

Please don't offer this kind of advice.

Votebots in the Monastery are not welcome. See All your Votebots are belong to us.

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Re^3: Request for reduction of my XP
by thor (Priest) on Aug 16, 2005 at 00:47 UTC
    My take on the post that you linked to is that it is wrong to vote on individual nodes based on the author (or any other arbitrary criterion). However, the "take away 5 XP" button doesn't alter the XP of any existing nodes; it just takes 5 away from your total. So, in essence, the bot that I proposed would not be a vote bot insofar as the bot isn't voting on anything. Moreover, the potential for abuse is slim; if someone wanted to be malicious with this, they'd have to know the know the password of their atackee. There are far more interesting things to do with someone's password...

    thor

    Feel the white light, the light within
    Be your own disciple, fan the sparks of will
    For all of us waiting, your kingdom will come

Re^3: Request for reduction of my XP
by Transient (Hermit) on Aug 15, 2005 at 18:59 UTC
    Might just be my interpretation, but that's not a votebot. It's not voting on arbitrary nodes, just hitting a link for a particular user.

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