[Rack] captcha

Andy Isaacson adi at hexapodia.org
Mon Jun 20 18:38:39 PDT 2011


On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 05:39:27PM -0700, miloh wrote:
> > Yeah, I saw that.  :(  Thanks for all the antispam work you put in!
>
> Yesac put time into it also.

Didn't mean to leave anybody out, Yesac is doing good work too!
Check it:
https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Special:RecentChanges

> > I really like the resistor captcha for commenting on adafruit.com, but
> > of course it's
> > 1. only accessible with a very modern browser
> > 2. inaccessible to visually impared users
> 
> that's the kind of problem I was hinting at.  It's easy to limit
> access in a way that loses the potential of the wiki.
> 
> I don't want to advocate for more limits to wiki access.  Maybe
> alternative kaptchas could work.  Any single one could be solved.

I don't think CAPTCHAing account creation is too high a hurdle, so long
as we're reasonable about the CAPTCHA implementation.

-andy


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