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Re: [Debconf-discuss] RFH: web interface and contacts database needed

On 11239 March 1977, MJ Ray wrote:

>> [...] There should be email confirmation, although I am not
>> sure that's really necessary, if we provide a simple captcha. [...]
> Please do not introduce eyesight, numeracy or general knowledge tests.
> A literacy test might have some grounds (journalists), but in general,
> captchas are worse than useless.
> http://www.w3.org/TR/turingtest#security

Captchas *DO* help, wiki.debconf.org spamrate dropped a hell of a lot
since it uses captchas.

> What benefit would anyone get from attacking the web form anyway?
> Just avoid accidentals (email confirmation is fine, and probably a
> good idea anyway if you want to be able to email them later) and all
> should be well.

email confirm is a must anyway if we go and sent mail to them...

bye Joerg
Ich will ein anderes Telefon, das hier klingelt immer!

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