[Mailman-Developers] UI for Mailman 3.0 update

Geoff Shang geoff at QuiteLikely.com
Sun Jun 6 22:46:20 CEST 2010

On Sun, 6 Jun 2010, Cristóbal Palmer wrote:

> The ability to use reCAPTCHA or other CAPTCHA systems as part of the
> web signup would also significantly reduce spammy signups, so if we
> could have MM3 ship with a CAPTCHA system and/or support for a class
> of CAPTCHA systems in the default web UI, that would be super.

I would think that having some way of plugging this in would be better 
than hard-coding it, as new solutions come along all the time.

Recaptcha is good as far as traditional captchas go, but while we're 
voting, I'll vote for Text Captcha (www.textcaptcha.com) for obvious 
reasons.  Though one available in multiple languages would be a good idea 
of course.

And it goes without saying that this only would make a difference for 
web-based subscription, it wouldn't make any difference for Email 
subscription requests unless you wanted to plug something like Text 
Captcha into the confirmation process, which would be rather novel at 


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