Captchas and Human Readability

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phoenix-cms
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Re: Captchas and Human Readability

Post by phoenix-cms »

well best capture i use on my project us hn_capture. i even have it running on my phpbb2 install

check it out

http://www.nogajski.de/horst/php/captcha/" target="_blank

mabe something you could look into and create similar effect

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Re: Captchas and Human Readability

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phoenix-cms wrote: well best capture i use on my project us hn_capture. i even have it running on my phpbb2 install

check it out

http://www.nogajski.de/horst/php/captcha/" target="_blank

mabe something you could look into and create similar effect

Steve

Thanks, but Xore asked for feedback on what is currently being used, not third-party projects. :)
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Re: Captchas and Human Readability

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Most definitely the one I have the most trouble reading is the 3D Bitmap captcha. I don't have a screenshot handy (mostly because the site where my test board was hosted is down for DNS maintenance), however it's the one that looks like a floating wavy stick of bubble gum and has the letters protruding out of it. When I get a chance, I'll take a screen, or maybe someone else can take one.

I'm able to (eventually) make out the others, but I very rarely get the 3D Bitmap one correct.
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Re: Captchas and Human Readability

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Policy: Entropy
Problem: The H is nearly invisible (bottom right)
Screenshot: Entropy CAPTCHA

There is a serious issue with the entropy captcha and that font with the default settings on, I havent had the time to get the Visual Settings Admin working yet, but when I do ill do some more testing on the various others..

This particular one just happened to be the letter H, but with V, W, X, L.. I have also had trouble, all the same font, well letter distorsion, not sure how its done here, havent gone into the code yet..
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Re: Captchas and Human Readability

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Would this be the CVS or the Beta1? I already posted a series of screenshots @ phpbb.com re. Beta1
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Re: Captchas and Human Readability

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AlleyKat wrote: Would this be the CVS or the Beta1? I already posted a series of screenshots @ phpbb.com re. Beta1


My screenshots were based on a 3day old CVS, I decided not to bother updating as the CAPTCHA hadnt been updated within that timeframe..

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PS.. Sorry if this wasnt aimed at me :P
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Re: Captchas and Human Readability

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Well, I did mean Xore, but nevermind.
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Re: Captchas and Human Readability

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Well, it definatly needs some work, I have had a few complaints about the readibilty of it on my site. So I switched it to Overlap only, since it is extremely readable. I am not worried about spam at the moment anyways. ;)
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Re: Captchas and Human Readability

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Such comments do not help us at all, can you please provide screenshots showing the problem, otherwise aren't able to improve the CAPTCHA since we haven't seen the problematic images.
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Re: Captchas and Human Readability

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Hard to post screenshots if you don't know the version you're supposed to test.
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