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From janI <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Can't Escape the CAPTCHA Cats on MIki
Date Sun, 06 Jan 2013 11:39:10 GMT
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
>>>>>> My Macro Document: http://www.pitonyak.org/******AndrewMacro.odt<http://www.pitonyak.org/****AndrewMacro.odt>
>>>>>> <http://www.**pitonyak.org/**AndrewMacro.odt<http://www.pitonyak.org/**AndrewMacro.odt>
>>>>>> **>
>>>>>> <http://www.**pitonyak.org/**AndrewMacro.odt<http://pitonyak.org/AndrewMacro.odt>
>>>>>> <http://www.**pitonyak.org/AndrewMacro.odt<http://www.pitonyak.org/AndrewMacro.odt>
>>>>>> >
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>  Info:  http://www.pitonyak.org/oo.php
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>  --
>>> Andrew Pitonyak
>>> My Macro Document: http://www.pitonyak.org/****AndrewMacro.odt<http://www.pitonyak.org/**AndrewMacro.odt>
>>> <http://www.**pitonyak.org/AndrewMacro.odt<http://www.pitonyak.org/AndrewMacro.odt>
>>> >
>>> Info:  http://www.pitonyak.org/oo.php
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>

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