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by Parasyte
Sat Mar 03, 2007 8:49 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] New features discussion
Topic: New CAPTCHA
Replies: 420
Views: 224477

Re: New CAPTCHA

Don't get me wrong; dealing with spam after the fact is a necessary evil. And I say evil because spam, being evil in and of itself, makes dealing with it inherently evil for making us waste our time with it.
by Parasyte
Sat Mar 03, 2007 9:23 am
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] New features discussion
Topic: New CAPTCHA
Replies: 420
Views: 224477

Re: New CAPTCHA

There are a number of good ways to deal with spam once an account registration is successful. On my phpBB 2, I have user confirmation enabled and the UserShield mod installed. There is still the chance that some registrations get through, which is where a few more mods come in handy to help validate...
by Parasyte
Fri Mar 02, 2007 10:00 am
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] New features discussion
Topic: New CAPTCHA
Replies: 420
Views: 224477

Re: New CAPTCHA

Here's a thought. Pros: No font (very difficult to OCR), good level of entropy, strong against simple edge detection, uses only line primitives, high contrast for the visually impaired. Cons: The amount of lines used should be tweaked for the best human readability/worst machine readability. (For ex...