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by PMM
Mon Jan 15, 2007 6:51 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] New features discussion
Topic: Captchas and Human Readability - Discussion
Replies: 74
Views: 57751

Re: Captchas and Human Readability - Discussion

but again, if it was standard on every board, very easy to work around with a delay in the bot script True, but one could also say that mean's a slowing of the bot as well, and when such bots are attempting to floodspam 10 of thousands of forums/messageboards or any where there spam will show up sl...
by PMM
Mon Jan 15, 2007 12:57 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] New features discussion
Topic: Captchas and Human Readability - Discussion
Replies: 74
Views: 57751

Re: Captchas and Human Readability - Discussion

Our admin has implimented something quite interesting on our VBulletin board as of last night. Quite an interesting concept for blocking the auto bots. Different pages of the registration process time logged. The AutoBots do the registrations apprarently on VB in under 5 seconds which is impossible ...
by PMM
Tue Jan 09, 2007 10:15 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: phpBB2 -> phpBB3 Upgrade Script Discussion
Replies: 315
Views: 223741

Re: phpBB2 -> phpBB3 Upgrade Script Discussion

Thumbsup for me :)

Just re-installed, and tried the convertor script and it transfered my old version 2.xx board without
issue.

TBH I was expecting it to fail as it was a modifyed board and not at the latest update level
infact its prob. something like 2.08 :chuckle:

Worked though :)
by PMM
Sat Jan 06, 2007 9:41 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] New features discussion
Topic: Captchas and Human Readability - Discussion
Replies: 74
Views: 57751

Re: Captchas and Human Readability - Discussion

I think peoples ideas of captchas being an area of concern needs altering and more concerns in way's of registration implimentation and how the commits are made to the database to validate such registrations. I know in the vbulletin BB the methods used is by-passing the captcha alltogether and a bru...