[clug] Re: Using a forum system for CLUG

Lana Brindley lanabrindley at gmail.com
Mon May 4 01:50:46 GMT 2009

2009/5/4 Andrew Janke <a.janke at gmail.com>

> > I wonder how much of a problem spam is with a forum...
> Most seem to use some form of captcha for this. (Or in google groups
> case, their own internal spam filtering doovie).
> > (Says the guy with 2.4 million spam comments on his blog).
> If you do consider a captcha, this one is a great idea.
>   http://recaptcha.net/
> (essentially using captcha text to digitise archived books that OCR fails
> on).

What an awesome concept. I had no idea that this kind of thing existed (the
digitising books bit, not the captcha bit of course).

Thanks for sharing onlist :)


Cheers! Lana

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