Arantor

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CAPTCHA plugins
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So we have reCAPTCHA and what feels like a jillion other CAPTCHAs.

I already did a reCAPTCHA plugin and I can see other people will want others, so I'm curiously wondering... which is better? Do I implement one plugin that supports all of them (in a single main package) or do I implement each one with its own plugin?

* Arantor is just curious, really.
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nolsilang

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Re: CAPTCHA plugins
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I complelely oblivious, what is the other? except reCAPTCHA, maybe the default captcha of every CMS and KeyCAPTCHA is that I've ever used.

Based on my own usage of CAPTCHA, I only install additional things that I used. Is there any cons if all of those captcha in single main package(e.g performance)? I seldom changing CAPTCHA if anything is not broken.

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Re: CAPTCHA plugins
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I really don't know what to say here, i've never been a friend of captchas... But, if any captcha system works good, people will get used to it.

Arantor

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Re: CAPTCHA plugins
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Well... Wedge has its own CAPTCHA, reCAPTCHA is rather vulnerable these days. I can think of about 6 other modular CAPTCHAs that are available for building into a site.

The performance consequence is not particular important, the amount of difference is rather small. But what might be interesting is if you had all of them available but only served one random one per use. What that means is you might get reCAPTCHA one time, then KeyCAPTCHA the next etc. etc. meaning that any bot trying to break in would not likely get so far.

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Re: CAPTCHA plugins
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Well... Cards on the table, I'd be blissfully happy with reCaptcha (or better still, your CAPTCHA), Bad Behaviour and Akismet.
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nolsilang

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Re: CAPTCHA plugins
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Ah.. I see. When you explain like that, I think it will be great way to employ differing captcha. :cool:

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Re: CAPTCHA plugins
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Well, Bad Behaviour's built in, so is our CAPTCHA, so that's two out of three, heh. I have to admit I keep finding Akismet refusing legitimate comments.

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Re: CAPTCHA plugins
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Yeah, I can see the logic but I don't actually find it as easy to complete as they claim - and even more so I find issues with it for visually impaired and people with motor control difficulties.