sjeapes wrote:It seems a little unfair to make people have to register to ask a question. It kind of goes against a friendly and helpful community people always tout as an advantage of Linux doesn't it.
M0PHP wrote:User registration with those human-checking images where you have to type in what's displayed in the graphic will prevent automated sign-ups.
nelz wrote:sjeapes wrote:It seems a little unfair to make people have to register to ask a question.
It does, but so does making people wade through a bunch of spam. So does reducing the likelihood of your question being answered because it appeared between two spam posts so the person with the answer didn't see it.
Unfortunately, life is not fair, so it is a question of picking the least unfair approach.
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