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Re: Alternate for Captcha - Need suggestions

From: Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
Date: Thu, 08 May 2008 14:50:16 +0200
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At 14:08 8/05/2008, Priti Rohra wrote:
>Hi Everyone,
>We have redeveloped a website where the clients emphasis was 
>Accessibility, but finally, due to security, they have added a Code 
>displayed as a captcha. The use of audio captcha's is something I 
>don't want to recommend, since the organizations works in the area 
>of  hearing impairment and also due to the problems with sound quality, etc.

See the resources posted at 
<http://www.webaim.org/discussion/mail_message.php?id=11456> (which I 
can't reach at the moment; I hope you'll have more luck) and 
elsewhere in the same thread.

Best regards,


>I am considering suggesting a situation, where the person has to 
>answer a question. If he can't answer, we can give an option to 
>request another question.
>The questions would be picked randomly like
>    * What is the total of 2+2?
>    * What is the color of an apple?
>    * Which is the next day after Friday?
>Would like some opinions on this.
>Thanks & Regards,
>Priti Rohra
>Accessibility Consultant & Tester
>Net Systems Informatics (India) Pvt. Ltd.
>Web: <http://www.n-syst.com>www.n-syst.com
>blog: <http://www.barrierbreak.com/blog>www.barrierbreak.com/blog

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Christophe Strobbe
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