[racket-dev] spam bug reports

From: Neil Van Dyke (neil at neilvandyke.org)
Date: Sat Aug 13 17:41:37 EDT 2011

Captcha that requires a very tiny amount of Racket/Scheme/Lisp knowledge 
or access to a working Racket/Scheme interpreter might work.  Example 

(+ 1 2)
(+ 1 (* 2 3))
(apply + (cons 1 (cons 2 '()))
(string-append "x" "y")

If spammers want to spend time on this, hey, maybe they'll get 
interested in Racket and become productive members of society. :)

Or get rid of the Web page interface for submitting a bug report, and 
limit to just the DrRacket form and email address for people who don't 
want to submit via DrRacket.  Let email filters worry about the email 
address one, and have DrRacket use security-through-obscurity in what 
URL it submits to (or uses a hidden form field with "hi" in it or 


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