https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27545

           Summary: Extension:reCAPTCHA has badly worded message
           Product: MediaWiki extensions
           Version: any
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Keywords: easy
          Severity: enhancement
          Priority: Normal
         Component: [other]
        AssignedTo: wikibugs-l@lists.wikimedia.org
        ReportedBy: bugzilla.wikime...@publi.purodha.net
                CC: bugzilla.wikime...@publi.purodha.net


The message MediaWiki:Recaptcha-createaccount

" To help protect against automated account creation, please type the two words
you see in the box below: "

is both wrong, euphemistic, and misleading.

Users are not protected from SPAM or automated account creations,
when they enter two words, and the wiki isn't either;
entering two word only wastes users time, and creats some the likelyhood
for them having to re-enter their passwords an captchas serveral times.

The only protection is automats and SPAMbots not being able to
supply the two words, an assumption having some probability to itself,
and _this_ is what sould be communicated.

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