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Re: Ignoring COLORBLIND users in Windows Internet Explorer Testing Center

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Mar 2008 22:32:50 +0100
To: "Alan Hogan" <alanhogan@gmail.com>, public-css-testsuite@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t7l540vr64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 06 Mar 2008 18:32:26 +0100, Alan Hogan <alanhogan@gmail.com> wrote:
> Many pages and tests in Windows Internet Explorer Testing Center rely on  
> color alone to determine whether a test passed or fail. This makes it  
> impossible for many colorblind users to verify the out come of the test.

Relying on colors for tests is perfectly acceptable, in my opinion. Just  
like some people are not fit as fighter pilot some people are not fit for  
visual testing.


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
Received on Thursday, 6 March 2008 21:33:17 GMT

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