[tei-council] captcha for the wiki?

James Cummings james.cummings at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Sun Mar 13 12:45:52 EDT 2011

Re: question

Might be fun. So the answer is teiHeader and facsimile .... right?

James Cummings, University of Oxford
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-----Original Message-----
From: Kevin Hawkins [kevin.s.hawkins at ultraslavonic.info]
Received: Sunday, 13 Mar 2011, 16:23
To: TEI Council [tei-council at lists.village.Virginia.EDU]
Subject: Re: [tei-council] captcha for the wiki?

On 3/13/2011 12:01 PM, David Sewell wrote:
> Does Amazon enforce their policies for Mechanical Turk, I wonder? They
> explicitly ban spamming or "disrupting or degrading the operation of any
> website or internet service"
> (https://www.mturk.com/mturk/help?helpPage=policies).

It seems they don't enforce, and they may have a reason for doing so:


> MediaWiki allows you to create a "question captcha" where the user has
> to answer one or more questions to be allowed in. That might be
> promising: "What two elements are normally the children of the root
> 'TEI' element in a TEI P5 XML document?"

Ooo, that might help us, at least for a while. (If I didn't know
anything about the TEI, you'd have to pay me a lot of money to skim
through the Guidelines to find the answer to this question!)
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