Re: CAPTCHA Be Gone abandoned also?


Gene
 

I'm not sure where the extensions are stored but somehow, they all see it.  I found out by installing more than one portable version and seeing add-ons I had installed earlier.  I didn't expect that to be the case but it makes things very convenient.
 
Gene

----- Original Message -----
From: Mallard
Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 3:11 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] CAPTCHA Be Gone abandoned also?

Makes sense. Thanks. I probably didn't keep into account that all copies
of Firefox see the extension. I took it for granted that only the main
installation got it.


Ciao,

Ollie





Il 25/09/2018 10:05, Gene ha scritto:
> Look and see if the program you want to use it in sees it. As I
> recall, when I install a firefox add-on, all copies of Firefox see
> it.  It's an extension so look in that category.
> Gene
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Mallard <mailto:mallard@...>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, September 25, 2018 2:38 AM
> *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>
> *Subject:* Re: [nvda] CAPTCHA Be Gone abandoned also?
>
> Hello list,
>
>
> I tried to install Webvisum in a portable Firefox 52.x esr version, but
> my computer decided to install it in the current Firefox instead.
>
>
> I know it's a daft question, but how can I install it in the portable
> instead?
>
>
> I'd never had this issue before.
>
>
> Thanks in advance, ciao,
>
> Ollie
>
>
>
>
>
> Il 25/09/2018 05:07, Gene ha scritto:
> > But Webvism can still be used if you use an older version of firefox.
> > So you can use a portable version of Firefox for only sites that
> > require captcha solution and a current version for all other sites.
> > I'm curious about what will happen when the domain, if I'm using the
> > right term, for Webvism has to be renewed.  You may recall that a few
> > years ago, whoever was supposed to do so forgot and it wasn't
> > available for many days. So the question is will it be renewed again
> > or will it just disappear one day?
> > Gene
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > *From:* Ron Canazzi <mailto:aa2vm@...>
> > *Sent:* Monday, September 24, 2018 9:50 PM
> > *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>
> <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>
> > *Subject:* Re: [nvda] CAPTCHA Be Gone abandoned also?
> >
> > Hi Gene,
> >
> >
> > That's two for two today.  The only thing I think was kind of bad
> > about the way this happened is that the original developer of this
> > program didn't tell anyone that he was discontinuing the
> > service/software. It was similar to what happened at Webvisum. One day
> > it was there, and the next it wasn't.  Unlike James Scholes who tried
> > to revitalize the Webvisum add on and actually extended its life for a
> > year or so, when it became too much of a problem for him to try
> > tackling, he let it be known that he simply didn't have the
> > means/resources to continue to make Webvisum compatible with later
> > versions of Firefox. That is all you can expect of people; he tried
> > and after a time just couldn't do it and he made sure that people knew
> > he had tried and couldn't continue.  That's all anyone can ask.
> >
> >
> >
> > On 9/24/2018 1:40 PM, Gene wrote:
> >> Whether it was more expensive than it should have been is one
> >> question.  But being blind may cost you some money because you may
> >> need a service that you need to pay for.  Ideally, you would get such
> >> services for free but this is not an ideal world and assuming that
> >> someone charging for something is exploiting you is not reasonable
> >> nor valid logic.  It depends.
> >> Gene
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> *From:* Darren Harris via Groups.Io
> >> <mailto:darren_g_harris@...>
> >> *Sent:* Monday, September 24, 2018 10:10 AM
> >> *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>
> <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>
> >> *Subject:* Re: [nvda] CAPTCHA Be Gone abandoned also?
> >>
> >> I’m glad it’s gone. Why should anybody have to pay to solve captures?
> >> It was nothing more than exploitation!
> >>
> >>
> >> On 24 Sep 2018, at 16:07, Ervin, Glenn <glenn.ervin@...
> <mailto:glenn.ervin@...>
> >> <mailto:glenn.ervin@...>> wrote:
> >>
> >>> The only trouble with this solution is that I use a “headless”
> computer.
> >>>
> >>> I could hook it up to a TV, but I would have to unplug some stuff
> >>> and find an extra HDMI cable.
> >>>
> >>> But I have used that app on other computers that I had a monitor
> >>> connected to, when I was setting up the BIOS.
> >>>
> >>> So for most folks, that is a good solution.
> >>>
> >>> Glenn
> >>>
> >>> It is a NUC PPYH, a small portable desktop, and I don’t normally
> >>> have a monitor connected to it.
> >>>
> >>> *From:*nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>
> >>> <nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>
> <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>> *On Behalf Of
> >>> *Desert Moon
> >>> *Sent:* Sunday, September 23, 2018 6:32 PM
> >>> *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>
> <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>
> >>> *Subject:* Re: [nvda] CAPTCHA Be Gone abandoned also?
> >>>
> >>> Hello All,
> >>>
> >>> When I am faced with a CAPCHA challenge, I will make use of the Be
> >>> My Eyes iPhone app. Just ask the volunteer to tall me what's on the
> >>> screen. Safer than using an unknown add-on.
> >>> --
> >>> Desert
> >>>
> >
> > --
> > They Ask Me If I'm Happy; I say Yes.
> > They ask: "How Happy are You?"
> > I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"
> >
>
>
>
>



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