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From COGA-TF: My review of capture draft

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 08:03:48 -0400
To: public-rqtf@w3.org
Cc: public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org, Steve Lee <stevelee@w3.org>, Lisa Seeman <lisa.seeman@zoho.com>
Message-ID: <20190522120348.GB2275@rednote.net>
I'm forwarding the below in the interest of time efficiency since RQTF
will meet in teleconference just about one hour from this posting.

Janina

Steve Lee writes:
> I totally agree with Lisa's comment.
> 
> In the recent meeting of the Accessible Authentication 2.2 SC team (led by
> John Rochford) we touched on this issue. There was a feeling that CAPTCHAs
> are a part of the authentication topic as they are a form of authentication,
> if not identification.
> 
> Much of the meeting was spent on developing language that expresses the user
> requirements for all users including those with cognitive requirements.
> 
> Here is the latest draft text (Could this be shared with the CAPTCHA
> document?):
> 
> ---
> 
> An authentication method is offered that does not rely upon a person’s
> ability to mentally process and provide information beyond the mental
> processes required to use a simple web page.
> 
> An alternative authentication method is available for people who are unable
> to use the primary authentication method unless it can be shown all users
> have access via the primary method. This alternative authentication method
> does not exclusively rely upon a person’s ability to do any of the
> following.
> 
> * memorize character strings and/or correct spellings;
> * perform calculations;
> * identify and enter numbers and/or letters from a character string;
> * recognize presented characters then enter them in an input field;
> * speak;
> * see;
> * hear;
> * feel;
> * reliably produce gestures;
> * depend upon a specific biometric input.
> 
> # Exceptions
> 
> * An authentication method that relies upon an above ability can be the
> alternative method if that ability is essential to use content accessed by
> the authentication method.
> 
> * If there is a legal requirement.
> 
> Steve
> 
> On 22/05/2019 07:41, lisa.seeman wrote:
> > 
> > My review of capture draft at
> > https://raw.githack.com/w3c/apa/review-cfc/captcha/index.html
> > 
> > Although the technologies are discussed and explained, I feel the users
> > issues and challenges are not well represented or explained,
> > specifically when talking about COGA use groups which is a new topic for
> > many people  - including people in accessibility!
> > 
> > A problem that is not touched on with offering alternatives is typical
> > alternatives currently chosen for accessibility are often also unusable
> > for people with coga. They need to make sure one method does not require
> > problem solving or memory  including transcribing, and one method does
> > not rely on sight etc.
> > 
> > we have wonderful resources here to incorporate and get  the coga use
> > cases and challenges into the draft
> > 
> > look at the wonderful work by EA Jennie Jamie and others at https://docs.google.com/document/d/16OA95LpFAcHWb5Y_4wS65q64gEEWf1AYNfmt2_Pjd6A/edit?usp=drive_web&ouid=110409080524773921565
> > 
> > and of course our issue paper at https://w3c.github.io/coga/issue-papers/#web-security-and-privacy-technologies
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > All the best
> > 
> > Lisa Seeman
> > 
> > LinkedIn <http://il.linkedin.com/in/lisaseeman/>, Twitter
> > <https://twitter.com/SeemanLisa>
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 

-- 

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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