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Re: Virtual keyboard accessible

From: Matthew Smith <matt@smiffytech.com>
Date: Tue, 18 May 2010 19:17:59 +0930
To: "WAI Interest Group" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Cc: "Horacio Soares" <horacio.soares@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <20100518191759.4f301d99@brutus.kbc.net.au>
On Tue, 18 May 2010 11:33:08 +0200
"Charles McCathieNevile" <chaals@opera.com> wrote:

> One approach would be to randomise the locations of the keys
> themselves. This would work better for a numeric keyboard than a
> complete one, because that complicates life too much for many people.

To provide a usage example of this technique, Vodafone Australia uses
the randomised key order on an onscreen keyboard for PIN entry for
accessing online accounts.

Cheers

M

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