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gene heskett gheskett at wdtv.com
Thu Aug 18 23:19:42 CEST 2011


On Thursday, August 18, 2011 05:18:42 PM Terry Reedy did opine:

> On 8/18/2011 12:14 PM, gene heskett wrote:
> > into a REAL mailing list.  Subscribers only, or get past a GOOD
> > captcha.
> 
> I just had an idea. Ask 'What is python? __________________" or "What
> can you do with a python?' with a free-form fill in the blank answer.
> Look for 'computer', 'program' or 'language' in the response. 'snake'
> fails the test.
> 
> Or 'Enter a Python keyword (search the tutorial if you do not know any)
> ____'

Sounds good, but now you've trained the spammer who is without a doubt 
watching this list.
  
Cheers, gene
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