Re: Vision impaired interface

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Fri Oct 31 2003 - 00:42:39 CST

At 9:10 PM -0800 10/30/03, Matt Shomphe wrote:
>Well, if you wanted, we could do the military alphabet. You'd have
>to confirm after each letter. The search space for a word of n
>letters is 26^n (maybe 27^n if we include "space").
>As I said, it's not a huge part of the population. Can they just
>use alternative methods? Can someone else fill out the ballot?

In a word, NO. Supporting the physically handicapped to vote without
help is a big reason why the DRE's are being pushed. While we need
not be perfect for the demo, we need to be better than the DRE's in
this area for production mode or we'll lose.


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