From: Ian Hickson (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Oct 11 2002 - 14:19:44 BST
On Fri, 11 Oct 2002, gilmae wrote:
>># However, the following steps are RECOMMENDED:
>># 1. The server MAY attempt to fetch the source URI to verify that the
>># source does indeed link to the target.
>> -- http://www.hixie.ch/specs/pingback/pingback#TOC3
> That's not much protection. It isn't that hard to set up a script to
> create weblog posts with a link, ping the target and then delete the
> pinging post, a couple of hundred times.
The pingback server could always check back an hour later to make sure, I
> 1. The server MAY attempt to prevent multiple pings from the same IP
> within a small amount of time.
I often pingback several posts on one site with one blog entry, so that
might not be the best solution.
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