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Support more CAPTCHA modules of ConfirmEdit in the Api
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Figure out, what types of CAPTCHAs can provide a better api useable format (e.g. reCaptcha should really provide the url to the image provided), e.g. to work within MobileFrontend (which fully supports html).

Maybe for this it's needed to add a new parameter to the api that allows an application to get html code (if it supports it), but this is just an idea.

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Change 274175 had a related patch set uploaded (by Florianschmidtwelzow):
[WIP] Make ReCaptcha usable about the api

bd808 triaged this task as Low priority.Mar 2 2016, 6:10 PM

Could you flesh out this task @Florian with use cases and the problem statement? It's not 100% clear to me what you are trying to achieve.


  1. Install ConfirmEdit
  2. Configure it to use ReCaptcha (for example) and trigger on every edit for every group
  3. Make an edit using the mobile wikitext editor

Expected: The ReCaptcha image should be visible and typing the words in the input field should identify the user as "no-robot"
Observed: There's no image and, but a text area -> what should the editor type in? How can he verify that he's a human?

Note: This is for third parties only and doesn't affect FancyCaptcha :)

Sounds un-Mobilefrontend related. If there's an API we'll use it, but until then... :)

Change 274175 abandoned by Florianschmidtwelzow:
[WIP] Make ReCaptcha usable about the api

shitty reCaptcha.