[SDL] Wiki news.

grembo grembo at swiftdsl.com.au
Wed Aug 18 17:30:54 PDT 2004


I doubt any spammer would go to too much trouble

Alan Wolfe wrote:

>deffinately bill (:
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>we could complicate it by having random foreground/background colors and by
>adding noise like speckles and lines but in the end, especialy with neural
>network programming, if our eyes can distinguish the pattern so can a
>computer :P
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>maybe we should make it display a simple riddle/math problem in an image in
>a random font with noise/random colors that you have to answer when creating
>an account? that might keep em at bay for a little longer heheh
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>>On Wed, Aug 18, 2004 at 04:04:18PM -0700, Alan Wolfe wrote:
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>>>another way would be to have gdlib print out a number into a png or
>>>something and have the user enter the number they see in the picture to
>>>validate that they are human
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>>In the end, with OCR and stuff, that's turning into a bot arms race. :)
>>But, it'd definitely be better than nothing^H^H^H^H^H^H^Hporn spam.
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>>-bill!
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