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Re: Audio Captcha and G144

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 14:54:25 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHu5OWZKPwSOrf35WE5+Tdw+Bx3huUZLtqP67Ch_ef0SE7hqZA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Roberto Scano (IWA/HWG)" <r.scano@webprofession.com>
Cc: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
On Sun, Jul 10, 2011 at 1:03 AM, Roberto Scano (IWA/HWG) <
r.scano@webprofession.com> wrote:

> Hi, an issue that comes out here in Italy (where in the next month we will
> have approved the government law upgrade for follow WCAG 2.0) about the
> audio captcha.
> http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-TECHS/G144.html
> a lot of audio captcha are in English language so there is need to put
> something in techniques / examples regarding that an alternative audio
> captcha for visual captcha should (I prefer must) respect the primary
> language of the page.
> ---
> Roberto Scano
> International Webmasters Association / The HTML Writers Guild
> http://www.iwanet.org
> ================================
Response from the Working Group
The WCAG WG thanks you for your comment.  For clarification, we have decided
to add "Some CAPTCHA tasks rely on understanding written or spoken language.
Such CAPTCHAS should use the same language as the main language of the
page." at the end of the "description" section of the referenced technique

We are also filing this issue with the Protocols and Formats Working Group
to request that this issue be further explored in the document
"Inaccessibility of CAPTCHA" <http://www.w3.org/TR/turingtest/>.

Loretta Guarino Reid, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Gregg Vanderheiden, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG Staff Contact

On behalf of the WCAG Working Group
Received on Thursday, 20 October 2011 21:54:51 UTC

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