[thelist] CAPTCHA

Hassan Schroeder hassan.schroeder at gmail.com
Sat Aug 8 16:21:12 CDT 2009

On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 11:51 AM, steven streight<vaspers at inbox.com> wrote:

> Why can't CAPTCHAs be actual words a human can guess, when the type is so distorted?

I have seen that done, don't recall where; it does make it easier.

> And why can't a picture be the CAPTCHA that you have to express in words. Show a photo or drawing of a house, with no ALT IMG description of course, and user has to type in "house" in the text entry box?

Uh, wha? That seems iffy.

I'd think one person's "house" might be another's "home", or "building",
or -- Rorschach test anyone? :-)

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