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From: Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Re: [Gentoo Phoenix] an official Gentoo wiki
Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 09:53:36
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [Gentoo Phoenix] an official Gentoo wiki by "René 'Necoro' Neumann"
1 René 'Necoro' Neumann posted on Sat, 10 Apr 2010 20:26:18 +0200 as
2 excerpted:
4 > Both points also apply to the audio captcha, as you have to a)
5 > understand the word and b) from this infer the correct writing. Which
6 > becomes even more difficult as English is a language, where the
7 > spelling/pronounciation-relation is quite loose (plus you have
8 > British/American spelling varieties).
10 Good point.
12 Captchas are a bit like radiation or chemo treatments that try to kill the
13 cancer (spam) without killing the human, aren't they? If the anti-cancer/
14 anti-spam treatment's to be worthwhile at all, it seems one must accept
15 that it be potent enough that it will kill some of the good guys in the
16 process.
18 --
19 Duncan - List replies preferred. No HTML msgs.
20 "Every nonfree program has a lord, a master --
21 and if you use the program, he is your master." Richard Stallman