Colour Blind

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BarrieUK
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Colour Blind

Post by BarrieUK »

Although this is not a bug, I wondered if it had been taken into account in the registration system. I have downloaded the beta board and gone though the registration process. I am Red and Green Colour blind and almost missed one of the letters on the graphic authentication. Just a thought. Great looking board though, not looking forward to upgrading when it is eventually released.

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Re: Colour Blind

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If you feel uncomfortable with it you can disable visual confirmation system or make it look more friendly in ACP.
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It's been noted before that at least one of them has issues if you are red-green colour blind and there is still work to be done on them. It might be worth you filing a bug report on it anyway for reference detailing which of the images it was which caused difficulty (I suspect I know, but information from someone having that sort of problem is always beneficial to allow us to improve it)
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Re: Colour Blind

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i don't like the visual confirmation that well but because its so huge but if you enable it then disabled most of the confirmation settings you get a black and white confirmation image and its not so huge

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Re: Colour Blind

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PatrikStar wrote: i don't like the visual confirmation that well but because its so huge but if you enable it then disabled most of the confirmation settings you get a black and white confirmation image and its not so huge

Yes, disabling all policies enables the less advanced, non-GD CAPTCHA. That CAPTCHA is guaranteed to work on all hosts, regardless of server configuration but is far easier to perform OCR on and is thus a weaker and inferior image. We are actively pursuing ways to make sure the CAPTCHA is passable by color blind individuals.
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Re: Colour Blind

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dont mind color but the images are so huge i dont like it that big i have a good resolution and it still takes up most of my screen

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I agree the image is way to large. On all resolutions.

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Re: Colour Blind

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heh I too am colourblind but I just about managed to see it. I dont think it is really something that needs to be changed, surely you are used to the red-green thing now Barrie, no one ever thinks about our 'disability'! :lol:

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Re: Colour Blind

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I've thought about that before, so some of us do think of it, especially when dealing with the CAPTCHA.

I've always wondered. If you are red-green color blind, do both red and green look red, or green?
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Re: Colour Blind

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I beleive that the dev's should leave in all the policy settings as this allows users to choose their own policies, thus a large number of different types of images can be generated, as well as a large number of different codes. However I agree, the image is FAR too large for general use, perhaps another setting allowing the user to decide the size of the image.

I also support the feature (I beleive I read somewhere it was to be implemented by RC1 or Final, can't remember) allowing a preveiw of the image in the administration panel.

Try turning everything on... You can't even read the image!! :lol:

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