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RE: Alternate for Captcha - Need suggestions

From: Cheryl D Wise <cdwise@wiserways.com>
Date: Thu, 8 May 2008 08:18:23 -0500
To: "'Randal Rust'" <randalrust@gmail.com>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <018201c8b10d$fe573b40$fb05b1c0$@com>

You need to watch for cultural differences. For many people Sunday is the
first day of the week and others it is Saturday.

Cheryl D Wise
MS MVP Expression - Author: Foundations of Microsoft Expression Web
Adobe Community Expert - Dreamweaver

-----Original Message-----
From: Randal Rust

On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 8:08 AM, Priti Rohra <priti.rohra@n-syst.com> wrote:

> I am considering suggesting a situation, where the person has to answer a
> question. If he can't answer, we can give an option to request another
> question.

This is the method that we have implemented on several projects. We
have kept it simple:

What is the first day of the week?

What is the first month of the year?

You just need to make sure that you accept *monday* and *Monday* from the

We have one site that gets 6-10,000 visits a day, and spam was a
continual problem, until we implemented this simple solution.
Received on Thursday, 8 May 2008 13:21:02 UTC

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