Anyway, I just finished installing MT-Blacklist, a plugin that should stop a lot of the more egregious comment spam. I installed it and ran the “scan the list 25 comments” mode, and it found two comment spams. Then I tried posting a spam with a url containing a couple of spammish words in it, and it refused to allow it. So I’m keeping my fingers crossed.
“The irony of it was that the operating system was doing exactly what we’d told it to do,” Klemm lamented.
Gee, do much debugging there, Klemm? That’s a daily “irony” when developing software.