On Apr 4, 2013 3:57 AM, "Ashley Sheridan" <a...@ashleysheridan.co.uk> wrote: > > Captchas are not very accessible. Not only do you often need a near super-human ability to identify the scrawl that's displayed, but if you can't actually see very well to start with (maybe your vision isn't perfect or you can't see at all) then you have to fall back to the audio replacement offered by the captcha. I've tried listening to some, and they are awful.
That is the premise behind what the folks at textcaptcha are doing, going so far as to question the need for captcha itself > > One type I've seen (and use myself) which is gaining traction is that of asking for a human type of response to a question, or have them perform a simple mathematical problem, where the numbers are replaced with something else. > Those can be great. The sticky part seems to be i18n and common user experience to answer the question, but this seem much easier to work with then throwing something horrible at your users. > Thanks, > Ash > http://www.ashleysheridan.co.uk > >