[Mediawiki-l] Extension:Guestbook problem

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 21:12:58 UTC 2008

John W Foster wrote:
> Well since no one has any ideas I thought I would post this follow up
> from my own efforts, in the hope that it might help someone else.
> It seems that the captchas are actually working OK. The problem is that
> the browser (iceweasel) that I have installed is not displaying the
> artwork created by the captchas. I downloaded another php captcha called
> jhfcaptcha which is self contained and may be run as a script via
> Apache2 from my web site. It has exactly the same problem. It asks for
> you to input the entry needed by the captcha to do its job...however
> there is no box or any thing else that shows what I am supposed to type
> in. I have checked the following:
> GD is installed and working according to a test.php script that shows
> what is going on. Php is also completely enabled and as many functions
> as I can find are installed and enabled. I did notice that the
> mime-decode function is not enabled. I will try that today.
> In the mean time ANY IDEAS are appreciated.
> I also tried from another computer using XP and IE7 and the only
> difference was thate is a box with a missing image element icon in it
> and you still can not see what needs to be keyed. The more I see of this
> the more I think its a php issue are a graphics conversion problem.
> Frosty

Try browsing the image url. Likely you will see some error message there.

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