On Wednesday, 3 December 2014 at 19:42:39 UTC, Ary Borenszweig wrote:
On 12/2/14, 6:41 PM, Vladimir Panteleev wrote:

Enter DCaptcha


I think this could work with just two or three variants of a question. Always ask what's the return value of the function.

1. int foo() { return 8 % 3; }

I don't think non-programmers know what that '%' symbol is, but programmers of any language would recognize this.

2. int foo() { int x = 8; x++; x++; return x; }

I don't think non-programmers would guess ++ is increment, but programmers most probably know it.

These are very similar to two of the existing challenges.

3. bool foo() { return 42 != 30 };

I don't think non-programmers know what "!=" is.

This one has the issue that it can have only two possible answers. Should one spammer learn that "true" is a possible answer, they can have 50% success solving this question. (Probably not an issue in practice, considering there are other challenges, though).

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