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Re: keep CAPTCHA out of HTML5

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 16:57:58 -0400
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Cc: "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>, public-html-a11y@w3.org
Message-ID: <20100317205758.GF2194@sonata.rednote.net>
Silvia Pfeiffer writes:
> Is there no way at all to transfer a CAPTCHA onto a braille device?
> 
If there were, there'd also be a way to autoinput the solution into the
text field and submit the solution.

Regretably, captcha requires obscurity--obsucred images so that OCR can
be defeated, obscured audio so that even excellent hearing can be
fooled. No, captcha leaves much to be desired in accessibility.

Janina
Received on Wednesday, 17 March 2010 20:58:51 GMT

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