[Haskell-cafe] How to use a wiki to annotate GHC Docs? was Re: [Haskell] Re: Making Haskell more open

Arthur van Leeuwen arthurvl at cs.uu.nl
Wed Nov 16 07:47:39 EST 2005

On 16-nov-2005, at 13:14, Wolfgang Jeltsch wrote:

> Am Mittwoch, 16. November 2005 12:33 schrieb Scott Weeks:
>> The public comment/wiki spam problem is easily solved.
>> Use JavaScript to generate a value and put it in a hidden form field.
>> Check for that value server side, if it's there then allow the post
>> otherwise disallow.
>> Most if not all bots don't have JavaScript engines.
> But not all users use JavaScript.

A nicer solution might be to have the server generate a distorted image
of a key (as is done with user registration to combat automated user  
that should be typed in for an edit to be accepted (if you are not  
logged in).

Doei, Arthur.

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