[OSM-talk] Hate captchas!!!!

Richard Z. ricoz.osm at gmail.com
Fri Mar 21 13:22:36 UTC 2014

On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 07:17:26AM +0100, Stefan Keller wrote:
> Hi Richard, hi Simon
> At 2014-03-14 16:19 GMT+01:00 Simon Poole wrote
> > > At 14.03.2014 16:06, schrieb Richard Z.:
> > > is there really no way to avoid those horrible captchas whenever I add
> > > a link to a JOSM bug ticket or another friendly website to the wiki??
> ...
> > What I saw on Tuesday seem to indicate that ReMAPTCHA (Stefan?) is
> > nearly here. As the name says it is map related.
> >
> > Unluckily it is still a pain to use if you have problems with your
> > eyesight, but at least you are not working for google at the same time.
> Yes, that's right, we are working hard to release a map related
> ReCaptcha, I called ReMAPTCHA.
> I will present it at GI_Forum Symposium in Salzburg in July 1-4 2014.
> I really hope to have a beta release ready next week!

thanks. Even though I have no problems with my eyes I still find it
frequently difficult to recognise the distorted letters and have to 
reload a few times.

A working and maintained whitelist would be really good in addition
to any captcha improvememnts...


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