[OSM-dev] openstreetmap.org as target for spamming?

D Tucny d at tucny.com
Thu Apr 9 12:36:05 BST 2009


2009/4/9 Stefan Keller <sfkeller at gmail.com>

> I'm using recaptcha in my Mediawiki installation too.
> Can recommend it.
>
> -S.
>
> 2009/4/9 Łukasz Jernaś <deejay1 at srem.org>
>
>  On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 9:41 AM, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:
>> > Tom Hughes wrote:
>> >
>> >>> Maye someone with Rails skills could quickly grab an existing captcha
>> >>> solution and add it to
>> >>>
>> http://trac.openstreetmap.org/browser/sites/rails_port/app/controllers/user_controller.rb
>> ?
>> >>
>> >> All the ones I have seen so far appear to be manually done so I don't
>> >> think a Captcha will help.
>> >
>> > OK. In this case it does look like they were automated (there are at
>> > least 300 or so that I have killed) so a captcha might help.
>>
>> Maybe http://recaptcha.net/plugins/mediawiki/ could help?
>>
>
Surely it would be more fitting to have some form of 'point to a place on a
slippy map' type test wouldn't it? :)

d
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