My but I’m happy

That I have removed trackback support from Wordform. Today I was hit with over 1000 trackback posts that basically triggered a “Gone”, or 410 result. This was following several hundred requests yesterday, and who knows how many the day before.

Since I don’t support trackback, there’s no database access to check for blacklisted keywords or domains; no test to see if the trackback is from a friend. It simply bounces off my application, like a meteorite skipping off the earth’s atmosphere…just not as pretty.

Over 13,000 in my logfile and getting new requests every 5 seconds…

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