captcha type support for user registration?
stephen at that.guru
Tue Jan 31 20:57:58 AEDT 2017
On Wed, 2017-01-25 at 10:46 -0600, Andy Doan wrote:
> My ITS recently noticed that some people are using the registration
> on our patchwork servers to send out confirmation emails to random
> addresses. I was wondering if anyone else had experienced that or
> implemented some type of protection against this abuse?
I don't operate a Patchwork instance so I can't say about the
regularity of such abuse. Jeremy might be able to offer better advice,
> From the looks of the patchwork code, there's nothing built in.
> However, it does look like we might be able to easily add a captcha
> field to the registration form. Would this be something of
> to you guys?
Sounds good to me. If it could be an optional component (i.e. one could
run Patchwork without whatever dependencies captcha support would
provide), I'd be happy to take a patch.
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