RE: Accessible authentication and my 2 cents...

+1 authentication is a real barrier to me it stops me using services because I get locked out or cannot get passed the authentication.

This is a significant issue not just something that can be written off as a usability issue of booted into the long grass of AAA.

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From: lisa.seeman []
Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 6:19 PM
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Subject: Accessible authentication and my 2 cents...

I added the link to the w3c specification,  that is  the first Accessible authentication technique. It is in the  comments of the issue.

my 2 cents if these  COGA SC (Such as Accessible authentication) do not go in,  then WCAG 2.1 will be a joke, because we will know, when we publish, that conformant content will not include or be useable by people with cognitive disabilities. It will not be inclusive content.

A basic question we need to ask is if we need wcag to enable content to be accessible to people with any cognitive disabilities, and is that an important thing.

If we do, we need to find ways to include this stuff, we need to change the focus from saying no to finding solutions to make this work and include them.

If we don't we are wasting our time. we may meet our deadlines but we will achieve little else .  Please do not suggest moving things to AAA. It is insulting to the user groups excluded.

All the best

Lisa Seeman

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