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RE: Text-based Captchas

From: Patrick Lauke <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 3 May 2006 09:39:33 +0100
Message-ID: <2B0B7306F468E54D84D79904FA2A014010DDAE@ISD-EXV03.isdads.salford.ac.uk>
To: "WAI Interest Group" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Matthew Smith
> Appropriate links are here:
> <http://www.smiffysplace.com/blog/archives/169-php-text-captcha>

Although the question are fairly simple, entailing nothing more than "common knowledge",
it's still possible that some geniune user may not know the answer to them.

More generally, users may actually be confused by finding any sort of question
not related to the task they're trying to achieve (I want to book a flight, why is
it asking me who the President of the US is?), so this may require a careful bit of
preamble/legend, perhaps.

But regardless, nice one.

Patrick H. Lauke
Web Editor / University of Salford

Web Standards Project (WaSP) Accessibility Task Force

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