[arch-dev-public] Adding some kind of Captcha to our Wiki

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Sat May 23 14:24:23 EDT 2009

On Sat, 2009-05-23 at 14:12 -0400, Daenyth Blank wrote:
> On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 13:25, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> > Am Samstag, 23. Mai 2009 16:31:52 schrieb Daenyth Blank:
> >> Perhaps it's worth a look at some of the solutions below before adding
> >> anything that will reduce usability for the users.
> >> http://www.sitepoint.com/blogs/2009/05/14/captcha-alternatives/
> >
> > In what way will usability reduced for users? Only those who use a browser
> > which does not support CSS will see an additional text field and need to type
> > in 4 digits. All others wont notice anything.
> That's my exact point. If there's a way to avoid that drawback while
> still being effective against spammers, then we should use it.

How common do you think it's to browse the wiki with a text browser and
add text to it?

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