[Pmwiki-users] Re: More spam in the sandbox
Thomas -Balu- Walter
Tue Jun 8 06:46:25 CDT 2004
On Tue, Jun 08, 2004 at 09:07:32AM +0200, Nils Knappmeier wrote:
> Third idea about spamming is this captcha-like thing
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captcha). The idea is to automatically
> create images
> of letters and digits that are so distorted that a computer cannot
> identify them. The edit form could get such a picture and
> only save the page if you enter the digites correctly into a text field.
> Then you could have special passwords for bots that are allowed to
> modify the site without having to recognize the image.
> What do you think about this? Helpful, unnessecary, too difficult?
User-unfriendly. I think this is okay for forum registrations, etc. but
having to enter a number each time I edit a page? Nah...
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