[openstreetmap-website] suppress creating accounts by bots/scripts (#1083)

Colin Smale colin.smale at xs4all.nl
Mon Nov 9 21:00:48 UTC 2015


Raises the bar dramatically? Slight exaggeration I think. The average
user creates one OSM account and the captcha adds all of 5 seconds to
the process. 


On 2015-11-09 21:21, Ilya Zverev wrote: 

> I am strongly against captcha, because it raises the bar dramatically. We should aim to simplify registration process, not make it harder. These spammy accounts do no harm, I suppose, until they vandalize the map. 
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