On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 02:04:08PM -0400, Vincent Launchbury wrote:
> On 04/10/10 11:25, William Hubbs wrote:
> > Yes, it does.  However, I would tend to question how practical their
> > audio captcha is.  Go to www.captcha.net and try the demo a few
> > times and see how much luck you have solving audio captchas from it.
> Just for reference, I tried 15 different sound clips and got 5 right. 9
> were completely incomprehensible, 1 was fuzzy, and the other 5 were
> quite clear.
 This is the issue with their solution.  I personally have run into
 situations where I have given up because I've tried several audio
 captchas but been unable to understand them well enough to even guess.

> I'd agree that accessibility is important, but if a better solution
> doesn't end up working out, ReCaptcha should at least provide access for
> blind users, albeit inefficiently.
 It is better than nothing, but only slightly so.  As you discovered,
 the captchas are quite difficult to solve.

William Hubbs
gentoo accessibility team lead

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