[Python-Dev] Summary of Tracker Issues

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Tue May 15 08:00:29 CEST 2007

""Martin v. Löwis"" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote in message 
news:46494156.30406 at v.loewis.de...
|> I'm reluctant to mention the name of one particular tool I'm aware
| > of, but as well as the above, it also has OCR to defeat CAPTCHA, and
| > automatically creates throw-away e-mail accounts with a range of free
| > web-mail providers for registration purposes.
| Right. We considered CAPTCHA, but some people were immediately opposed
| to using it, both for the reason that spammers still get past it in
| an automated manner, and that it might lock out certain groups of
| legitimate users. So I have personally given up on that path.

I have not noticed any spam on the very public SF tracker (or have I just 
missed it?) while I saw some my first visit to our hardly public trial 
site.  Any ideas on why the difference?


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