[Mediawiki-l] Re: fancycaptcha image

FxParlant f-x.p at laposte.net
Mon Feb 6 19:32:09 UTC 2006

Damn, I forgot I had also to learn python. Too bad :-(

Let' hope someone, one day builds a GNU php captcha generator.

Beyond despair François

Brion Vibber wrote:
> FxParlant wrote:
>> i've seen that the fancycaptcha system is enabled on mediawiki.org
>> Could Brion or any admin of www.mediawiki.org, tell me how to have
>> images show up instead of the arithmetic system of "simplecaptcha".
> Include the extension files and set:
> $wgCaptchaClass = 'FancyCaptcha';
> The images aren't generated live; you can use the captcha.py script to
> batch-generate a directory full of images, which can be periodically replaced to
> keep the pool fresh.
> Set the $wgCaptchaDirectory to this directory, and $wgCaptchaSecret to the
> string you passed as the --key parameter to the generator script. The directory
> doesn't need to be web-accessible, but the files do need to be readable by the
> web server process.
> -- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com)
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