Multi-language Q&A CAPTCHA support

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/a3
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Multi-language Q&A CAPTCHA support

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I know of a (non-phpBB) website that's battling spam, and don't use a question/answer-type CAPTCHA because it's not friendly for users of different languages.

phpBB supports multiple languages, and it would be nice if the Q&A CAPTCHA was supported for different languages. I don't currently know what the best way to do this would be (which was why I posted in the Discussion forum). I'm not sure if guests are currently able to choose a language either.

Does anyone else have thoughts on this? How many phpBB administrators actually face this problem at the moment?
$ git commit -m "YOLO"

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Re: Multi-language Q&A CAPTCHA support

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The Q&A CAPTCHA already supports providing questions and answers for each language pack you have installed. What more are you wanting from it exactly?

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Re: Multi-language Q&A CAPTCHA support

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My guess is the problem would be that it might not update the captcha if the language is changed (i.e. on the registration page). But I have never tried the feature out myself so I am not sure.

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Re: Multi-language Q&A CAPTCHA support

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Noxwizard wrote:The Q&A CAPTCHA already supports providing questions and answers for each language pack you have installed. What more are you wanting from it exactly?
Hmm, I haven't seen that yet (slightly embarrassing for me). I'll check it out now.
$ git commit -m "YOLO"

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