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From Andrew Douglas Pitonyak <and...@pitonyak.org>
Subject Re: Can't Escape the CAPTCHA Cats on MIki
Date Sun, 06 Jan 2013 21:00:51 GMT
Thanks..... User fails for me, so I am creating a test user. waiting on 
email confirmation :-)

On 01/06/2013 06:39 AM, janI wrote:
> On 6 January 2013 12:25, TJ Frazier <tjfrazier@cfl.rr.com> wrote:
>
>> On 1/6/2013 05:34, janI wrote:
>>
>>> @TJ: thx for helping regina, however in general I think it is better to
>>> analyze the problem, otherwise we end up all being sysop (I have no
>>> problem
>>> with that, as long as we all understand what it means).
>>>
>>> The problem is solved by a reconfiguration of confirmEdit as described on
>>> mediawiki extension page.
>>>
>>> Rgds
>>> Jan I
>>>
>>>
>>>   @Jan: I quite agree that a general solution is better; this sure sounds
>> like the "directory path" problem as described on the extension page.
>>
>> My policy on new sysops has been, that any committer who asks (or has
>> problems) can be one; we trust committers not to let their use of karma
>> exceed their fu. (In addition, I have appointed several non-committers who
>> have demonstrated their care and caring to my satisfaction.) Maybe, if
>> things (hopefully!) settle down, I can get around to posting some draft
>> policy statements on the wiki, for review.
>> {more}
>>
>>
>>> On 6 January 2013 03:10, Andrew Douglas Pitonyak <andrew@pitonyak.org
>>>> wrote:
>>>   I am unable to duplicate the problem.... Primarily because it looks like
>>>> when I edit a page, I am not given this page. Well, I did only edit my
>>>> user
>>>> home page since I don't really want to be messing with public pages and
>>>> adding arbitrary links even for testing.
>>>>
>>>> I am hesitant to create a test user because I expect that I cannot then
>>>> remove that test user....
>>>>
>>>>   @Andrew: Your suspicions are correct about deleting a test user.
>> However, users with no active edits (including test dummies) should be
>> removed after a year, by Jan's maintenance script. Therefore, feel free to
>> create a test user which will not be a sysop, and hence may show problems
>> that your regular user (which /is/ a sysop) won't show. If you're through
>> with the test user, simply delete any edits or pages it made, and wait for
>> it to go away.
>> /tj/
>>
> or try with the new user "jantest" password "hej", which I created today to
> test it.
>
> jan I.
>
>>>> On 01/05/2013 06:31 PM, Regina Henschel wrote:
>>>>
>>>>   Hi Jan,
>>>>> I can still not enter a link on my page http://wiki.openoffice.org/**
>>>>> wiki/User:Regina/MYDrafts5<htt**p://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/**
>>>>> User:Regina/MYDrafts5<http://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/User:Regina/MYDrafts5>
>>>>>> .
>>>>> I want to add a link in the section "References". The cats&dogs captcha
>>>>> appears, I select all cats and hit "Speichern". But it does not save,
>>>>> I'm
>>>>> back at the cats&dogs.
>>>>>
>>>>> I`m using Seamonkey. But I have tried Opera and Internet Explorer as
>>>>> well. It does not work. Do I need some special rights? Please help, it
>>>>> is
>>>>> frustrating.
>>>>>
>>>>> Kind regards
>>>>> Regina
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> janI schrieb:
>>>>>
>>>>>   Hmm.
>>>>>> I cannot really judge if there is a system problem, or you are just
all
>>>>>> chasing cats (and the system works).
>>>>>>
>>>>>> So I assume there is no system problem, and this is just a case of
wild
>>>>>> cats :-) If I am wrong then please say so.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> FYI: Both rbircher and imacat have the same access as I to svn and
>>>>>> mwiki,
>>>>>> allowing them to do changes, in case it is needed.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> With regard to outages, imacat and I receive mail from nagios approx.
2
>>>>>> minutes after mwiki has general response times longer than 10 sec.
>>>>>> Infra
>>>>>> also receives the mail but are quite busy at the moment.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> With imacat in taiwan and me in spain, we should have a good coverage,
>>>>>> even
>>>>>> when I sleep :-)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> have a nice day/evening
>>>>>> jan I.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 5 January 2013 06:36, Andrew Douglas Pitonyak <andrew@pitonyak.org
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>    On 01/04/2013 10:18 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>    Although I lack advanced degrees in zoology or veterinary
medicine,
>>>>>>> I
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> am somewhat familiar with the differences between canine
and feline
>>>>>>>> species.  But I cannot seem to get past this screen.  Every
time I
>>>>>>>> select the cats and then try to submit the edits, I'm returned
back
>>>>>>>> to
>>>>>>>> the same CAPTCHA dialog.  No error messages.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Any ideas?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>     I saw at least one photo where I had to guess, because
the photo
>>>>>>>> was
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>   incomplete. More specifically, It was a partial body shot
with no
>>>>>>> head,
>>>>>>> or
>>>>>>> tail. I guessed based on the hair/fur that it was a cat.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> Andrew Pitonyak
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>>>>>>> **>
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>>>>>>> <http://www.**pitonyak.org/AndrewMacro.odt<http://www.pitonyak.org/AndrewMacro.odt>
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>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>   --
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>

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