[pmwiki-users] captcha in core it is a re of ... but answer does not work
Peter K.H. Gragert
p.k.h.gragert at misc.utwente.nl
Mon Jul 14 11:14:25 CDT 2008
Because there are so many spammers (merciless as has been said and
experienced myself) I support the idea to add Captcha possibility(ies) in
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> Van: pmwiki-users-bounces at pmichaud.com [mailto:pmwiki-users-
> bounces at pmichaud.com] Namens ben at interdependentweb.com
> Verzonden: maandag 14 juli 2008 16:49
> Aan: PmWiki Users
> Onderwerp: Re: [pmwiki-users] Captchas in core? (was: pmform captchas
> bypassed on thinkhost.com)
> > Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> > I see three possible solutions to this:
> > 1. Make Captcha part of the core, with Site.EditForm preconfigured to
> > display a captcha whenever $EnablePostRequiresCaptcha is set.
> > 2. Leave Captcha as a recipe, but modify the distributed Site.EditForm
> > to display a captcha whenever $EnablePostRequiresCaptcha is set.
> > 3. Provide a Site.EditForm with the Captcha recipe, and instructions
> > to tell an admin how to configure it into the system (this actually
> > may be the status quo).
> I vote for #1. I have more than a dozen PmWiki sites, and I have had
> to manually add captchas to each one in turn as spammers have
> discovered them. Most of these sites require logins to edit pages,
> but they then use PmForm or ZAP for email forms, message boxes, etc.
> that work when not logged in. Sooner or later, each of these forms
> has been discovered and spammed mercilessly. As soon as I install
> Captcha (properly), the spamming stops. I will no longer install
> PmWiki without Captcha, so IMHO it belongs in core. :-)
> Thanks, Pm.
> Ben Stallings
> Interdependent Web
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> pmwiki-users at pmichaud.com
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