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SV: introduction to CAPTCHA paper. Title ideas

From: <hbj@visinfo.dk>
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2005 09:09:01 +0200
To: "'EOWG \(E-mail\)'" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Cc: <achuter@teleservicios.es>
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I completely agree with Alan, until I read his mail I had actually no idea
what this was all about (I have never read the original document).
Cheers
Helle

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> Alan Chuter
> Sendt: 15. juli 2005 08:58
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> Emne: Re: introduction to CAPTCHA paper. Title ideas
> 
> 
> I was completely baffled by the name CAPTCHA, until I read the start of
> the document. I think that it's so obscure that it may attract people to
> read on simply out of curiosity. I think that even "Turing test" will be
> unfamiliar to the vast majority of people using the site, even
> accessibility specialists.
> 
> Unfortunately the concept of "robot" will be unfamiliar too. I think
> perhaps "automatic" would be clearer, like "automated login prevention
> system".
> 
> Another approach might be to emphasise "human", like "systems to allow
> only human access" or "to prevent non-human access"
> 
> The fact that it is inaccessible makes me think that "barrier" is a useful
> word. In some ways the it is deliberately inaccessible, to robots.
> "Anti-robot barriers" might be useful.
> 
> I think that the concept is difficult to grasp and we shouldn't
> necessarily look for a short, catchy title, for something that is, after
> all, a very technical subject.
> 
> best regards
> 
> Alan Chuter
> Fundosa Teleservicios
> achuter@teleservicios.es
> Tel. +34 91 1210335
> 
> 
> 
> En Fri, 15 Jul 2005 00:06:35 -0400, Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org> escribió:
> 
> >
> > At 08:40 PM 7/14/2005 -0500, Shawn Henry wrote:
> >
> >>> 3. Introductory page for WG Note on Inaccessibility of CAPTCHA's
> >>>    The PFWG is about to publish a Working Group Note which will update
> >>> the old Working Draft on CAPTCHA's. This will need an introductory
> >>> page, to briefly orient people to the document.
> >>>    - old Working Draft:
> >>>       * Inaccessibility of Visually-Oriented Anti-Robot Tests
> >>>       * http://www.w3.org/TR/turingtest/
> >>>    - new Working Draft:
> >>>       * will probably not be publicly visible before EOWG call, but
> >>> will cover most of same issues
> >>>    - introductory page:
> >>>       * draft will be posted to EOWG list before teleconference
> >>
> >> An early draft introductory page is at
> >> http://www.w3.org/WAI/ut3/intro/captcha.php
> >>
> >> Questions for review and discussion:
> >>
> >> 1. The title of the Note is too complex and confusing.
> >
> > Note that the document is being renamed with the upcoming release: the
> > new name is the one that I have indicated in the agenda item,
> > "Inaccessibility of CAPTCHA." The 2ndary heading is "Alternatives to
> > Visual Turing Tests on the Web." Sorry not to be clearer.
> >
> > - Judy
> >
> >> What should be the title of this introductory page? (e.g., Introduction
> >> to Inaccessibility of CAPTCHA Paper, or Introduction to Inaccessibility
> >> of Anti-Robot Tests, or Introduction to W3C Note on Anti-Robot Tests
> >> or...)
> >> - The shortname in the navigation? (Anti-Robot Tests, or Inaccessible
> >> CAPTCHA, or Robot or Human Tests, or...)
> >> - The filename? (/intro/captcha, or intro/antirobot, or
> >> intro/robot-human, or...)
> >>
> >> 2. Is this draft about the right amount of introduction? Is more
> >> needed? Or, should it be even shorter? Does it cover what is needed for
> >> an introduction?
> >
> 
> 
> 
> --
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