wine users forum registration issue
jwhite at winehq.org
Wed Oct 22 07:19:46 CDT 2008
> Right. So the forum software is broken, and all of the Wine devs would rather
> fix Wine than the forums? Sounds like a good case for ditching the forums.
I disagree violently. The case for the forums is clear; users prefer them by a rather large amount.
If we're going to provide user facing resources on winehq (which I, at least,
intend to see happen), then I think the forums are the correct answer.
However, with that said, some sort of captcha is a requirement on forums; they
really suffer from automatic spam attacks.
Does anyone know *why* these people suffer? Is there something specific to their
monitor or is it just a general struggle with captchas?
Finally, is there someone who would be willing to help users through this?
The real problem is that all cries for help to web-admin (for any reason,
not just this one) are being ignored.
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