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Re: keep CAPTCHA out of HTML5

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 07:28:12 +1100
Message-ID: <2c0e02831003171328i21d0f3famd8cb8edcf863ba26@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>
Cc: public-html-a11y@w3.org
On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 2:57 AM, Gregory J. Rosmaita <oedipus@hicom.net> wrote:
> aloha!
> just a reminder, there is no such thing as a universally accessible
> CAPTCHA -- even if an audio alternate is offered to the visual
> challange, how does that help someone who is deaf-blind or who has
> enough hearing loss to make the "masked" sounds unintelligble and
> enough vision loss to prevent the user from reading the distorted
> CAPTCHA text?
> simply making an audio version of a visual CAPTCHA does NOT make
> the CAPTCHA "challange" accessible, so i would ask/propose that
> HTML5 NOT include any verbiage on CAPTCHAs, full stop

Is there no way at all to transfer a CAPTCHA onto a braille device?

Just curious.

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