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Re: Don't get clever with login forms

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:28:40 -0500
To: public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org
Message-ID: <20190222152840.GH21542@rednote.net>
Thanks for this, Steve. Very compelling write-up.

I guess it's the KISS approach.

The underlying principle seems to be you start to exclude people when
you complicate things unnecessarily.

I think the COGA message is that COGA people are among the first
excluded by such complicated design patterns, and a disproportionate
percentage of those excluded.

I think I've tried to talk about this from time to time in saying we
can't just advocate good design, we need to explain how failing to do so
hits COGA people hardest.

Janina

Steve Lee writes:
> This post was great to see as a general comment on dark patterns for
> Authentication and login. Especially interesting as some of us are working
> on this section in the Gap Analysis
> 
> "Don’t Get Clever with Login Forms" by @brad_frost.
> 
> http://bradfrost.com/blog/post/dont-get-clever-with-login-forms/ #a11y
> #coga11y
> 
> Steve

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Janina Sajka

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures	http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
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