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Re: 48-Hour Call for Consensus (CfC): Publish CAPTCHA Errata Update

From: Becky Gibson <becky@knowbility.org>
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 17:24:07 -0400
Message-Id: <6635F7AB-C4D3-44AB-9AB4-3376C5C5F591@knowbility.org>
Cc: Accessible Platform Architectures Administration <public-apa-admin@w3.org>
To: "Janina Sajka (janina@rednote.net)" <janina@rednote.net>
+1

Becky

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> On Oct 31, 2019, at 1:26 PM, Janina Sajka (janina@rednote.net) <janina@rednote.net> wrote:
> 
> ´╗┐Colleagues:
> 
> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to the Accessible Platform
> Architectures (APA) Working Group proposing the publication of an errata
> update to our CAPTCHA Note:
> 
> https://w3c.github.io/apa/captcha/
> 
> ***Background***
> 
> Following the publication of our Note we were made aware of an error of
> fact in one sentence near the end of Sec. 2.1.2: Sound Output.
> 
> https://w3c.github.io/apa/captcha/#sound-output
> 
> The problem and proposed resolution is documented here:
> 
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rqtf/2019Oct/0018.html
> 
> Our Research Questions Task Force (RQTF) has examined the issue and
> recommends the resolution proposed in this CfC as logged here:
> 
> https://www.w3.org/2019/10/23-rqtf-minutes.html#resolution01
> 
> The sentence to be corrected is contained in the following paragraph.
> Our proposed edit is included and marked by double brackets -- [[ ]]
> 
> "Unfortunately, non English audio CAPTCHAs appear to be very rare
> indeed.  [[As of this writing,]] we are aware of only one
> [[stand-alone]] multilingual CAPTCHA solution provider with support for
> a significant number of the world's languages."
> 
> Our proposal is to simply update the published Note without fanfare or
> public announcement of any kind. This is proposed as a simple erratum
> update.
> 
> ***Action to Take***
> 
> This CfC is now open for objection, comment, as well as statements of
> support via email. Silence will be interpreted as support, though
> messages of support are certainly welcome.
> 
> If you object to this proposed action, or have comments concerning this
> proposal, please respond by replying on list to this message no later
> than 23:59 (Midnight) Boston Time, Tuesday 5 November.
> 
> NOTE: This Call for Consensus is being conducted in accordance with the
> APA Decision Policy published at:
> 
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/APA/decision-policy
> 
> Janina
> 
> -- 
> 
> Janina Sajka
> 
> Linux Foundation Fellow
> Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:    http://a11y.org
> 
> The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
> Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures    http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
> 
> 
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