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For instance https://web.archive.org/web/20170308123350/https://blog.wikimedia.org/comments/feed/ :

Comment on 100 years after its release, watch the first Alice in Wonderland film for free by Mary MacDonald, 1863 – costume cocktail
Comment on Hiring a data scientist by How Wikimedia foundation hired a data scientist? – MockInterview.co

I'm not sure this is intentional/expected.

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Nemo_bis created this task.Mar 8 2017, 12:35 PM
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We do manually approve these links pretty much by default, so we could just trash most of them instead if they bother people.

Used the wrong account above, sorry.

Nemo_bis closed this task as Invalid.EditedApr 27 2017, 9:35 PM

If that feed is manually curated to exclude mere spam, then it's valuable. Thanks.

Sounds good, we'll work on that! Thanks for opening this task.