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From janI <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Wiki Accessibility
Date Thu, 14 Feb 2013 16:05:31 GMT
On Feb 14, 2013 2:33 PM, "Robin Fowler" <robin.fowler@outlook.com> wrote:
>
> I have noticed that when signing up for the wiki sites you use the cat
images captcha. I'm not blind myself, and i don't know much about how blind
people use a computer, but I do wonder how a blind person would manage to
solve this. Perhaps there is a way, but I thought I'd mention this in case
it has been overlooked. I have seen other alternatives where it is possible
to play back the captcha as audio, but I assume that won't work with cat
images.

Hi you are quite right, our "create account" is not friendly towards blind
people, having said that we need something like that in order to fight
spam, and anybody who has a problem creating an account can mail this help
and will get help.

You might also have noticed that neither our wiki nor our www is especially
friendly for blind people. A lot of pages uses pictures, and our menu tree
is rather dynamic (makring it harder to remember).

We are currently discussing updating/renewing both content and look/feel of
the wikie, where I will keep your posting in memory.

have a nice day
Jan I
>
> Regards,
> Robin

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