[maemo-users] Anonymous wiki edits: disable NOW (please)

From: hendrik at topoi.pooq.com hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Date: Mon Jun 23 16:42:19 EEST 2008
On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 03:06:32PM +0200, Frantisek Dufka wrote:
> Andrew Flegg wrote:
> > The better question is, is there a mediawiki plugin to do it? 
> Didn't try myself bug google gives few results
> http://www.google.com/search?q=captcha+mediawiki
> and even the main captcha page lists mediawiki
> http://www.captcha.net/
> http://recaptcha.net/plugins/mediawiki/

The Carnegie Mellon library provides a CAPTCHA that is, apparently, 
effective, in that it's hard for computers and easy for people.  The 
library is in the process of digitising their collection, and 
when their software has trouble recognising some text, they make it into 
an image for a CAPTCHA.  It's a little more complicated than that, but 
the result is that the responses they get are used for digitising the 

The monotone developers are currently adapting it to ikiwiki.

-- hendrik

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