[thelist] what's the hole in my contact form anti-spam?

Mohan Arun L marun2 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 00:13:49 CDT 2009

>>Anyway, Joel, what is decidedly strange in your logic is to have a "prove that you're human" field and not to test it. If you don't try it, why use it? You'll be even more successful if you make your "prove that you're human" question random, and test it accordingly, as Tony suggested.

This is a sample contact form that uses simple captcha question:
You could change the message "what is 4 plus 2" with something like
'type the word RED here" every once in a while as soon as you start
receiving spam using this method.

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