Do we need a forum?
jnewman at codeweavers.com
Sun Feb 24 12:18:48 CST 2008
Tom Wickline wrote:
> I sincerely wish you guys the best fighting off the spam assault :D
Yeah, it has been difficult. Since I've never run a PHPbb board before,
I never know how well these bots had the registration system down. It
has really raised my blood pressure a bit this weekend.
I think I've come up with a solution that will work for everybody.
First, I updated the "captcha" image validation to be more random and
harder to screen scrape.
Second, I added a text validation field that asks you: "Who is the
current maintainer of the Wine project?"
This should stop both bots and human spammers that don't know about our
To be nice, I at least added a hint link, that takes you to the "About
Wine" page on WineHQ, so new users will at least have to read a little
bit of our history if they don't know.
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