[nabs-l] CAPTCHA Alternatives

RJ Sandefur joltingjacksandefur at gmail.com
Wed Aug 11 20:39:35 UTC 2010


Amen You hit the nail right on the head! Thanks! RJ
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jamie Principato" <blackbyrdfly at gmail.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, August 11, 2010 4:28 PM
Subject: Re: [nabs-l] CAPTCHA Alternatives


> Alright, I've been following this thread for a while, and this is kind of
> ridiculous. Can someone please tell me why you can't just use Solona to
> solve the capchas? You can't say it's the principal of the thing because 
> as
> we speak, we're all using some outside alternative to access our computers
> (unless you're on a mac, of course), so why not just use Solona as a tool,
> just like Jaws or a braille display, and get past this accessibility
> hurdle?
>
>
> On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 11:59 AM, Peter Donahue 
> <pdonahue1 at sbcglobal.net>wrote:
>
>> Hello David and everyone,
>>
>>    And I repeatedly pointed out that one with a hearing impairment cannot
>> use audio captchas. Had folks read my messages more carefully and paid
>> attention to the fact that I'm one of those with a hearing disorder I
>> wouldn't have had to go over the top. Anyway enough of this lot.
>>
>> Peter Donahue
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "David Dunphy" <djdrocks4ever at gmail.com>
>> To: "National Association of Blind Students mailing list"
>> <nabs-l at nfbnet.org>
>> Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 10:07 PM
>> Subject: Re: [nabs-l] CAPTCHA Alternatives
>>
>>
>> Yo Peter, you don't have to be nasty like you are on Pad and other lists
>> I've seen you on. People are just pointing out to you the other ways this
>> problem can and are being handled.
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>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Peter Donahue" <pdonahue1 at sbcglobal.net>
>> To: "National Association of Blind Students mailing list"
>> <nabs-l at nfbnet.org>
>> Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 9:51 PM
>> Subject: Re: [nabs-l] CAPTCHA Alternatives
>>
>>
>> > Hello everyone,
>> >
>> >    How many times do I need to repeat myself? Audio CAPTCHA technology
>> > will
>> > not work for those with hearing impairments or who are deaf-blind! Much 
>> > a
>> > do
>> > has been made over auditory CAPTCHA solutions but this does nothing to
>> > help
>> > those with hearing loss. Future solutions need to include this group of
>> > individuals. Sorry but this audio captcha stuff is getting old even
>> though
>> > I
>> > said several times that those with hearing loss are still locked out of
>> > certain Web resources due to captchas of any kind.
>> >
>> > Peter Donahue
>> >
>> >
>> >
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