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From Benson Margulies <>
Subject Reducing captcha on the wiki
Date Mon, 16 Apr 2012 10:39:32 GMT
Any of you PMC members care to give them the green light?

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From: Gavin McDonald <>
Date: Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 9:34 PM
Subject: Re: Wiki authentication question
To: Benson Margulies <>
Cc: "" <>

Please see for explanations and
how to get your wiki configured so that you no longer need to enter
captchas. A yes go ahead and I'll configure it today for you


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On 16/04/2012, at 2:57 AM, Benson Margulies <> wrote:

> I've been doing a lot of editing on the Lucene wiki lately. Every edit
> demands the answer to a question. Many of the questions are ASF
> trivial questions. At best, I have to google for each one. At least
> one didn't accept the 'right' answer. It asked me for the full name of
> the treasurer. The official officer page calls him 'Sam'. I have no
> idea if his birth certificate called him Samuel, Samwise, or Samovar,
> but the wiki rejected plain old Sam. (For all I know, the wiki is
> still looking for Geir.)
> Is there any way the wiki could be interconnected with the rest of the
> infrastructure so that committers could log in 'as themselves' and be
> spared this?

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