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

On Thu, Dec 20, 2007 at 03:57:51PM +0100, Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> 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.

Eh, but a web site needs to be accessible ... If spammers cannot access
easily it is not accessible :-P

Francesco P. Lovergine

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