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RE: more CSS and tables * :-))

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 23:14:17 -0500 (EST)
To: Harry Woodrow <harrry@email.com>
cc: Vadim Plessky <lucy-ples@mtu-net.ru>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0201112314000.1654-100000@smarty.smart.net>
On Sat, 12 Jan 2002, Harry Woodrow wrote:

> When people cut messages could they please ensure that when they do they
> atribute the comments to the correct person.
> 
> I never made thaose comments.  I believe they were made by Bob.

yes they were my comments.

Bob
> 
> I do use colour but I do feel that the use of monochrome is neccescary for
> people who need it.
> 
> Harry WOodrow
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Vadim Plessky
> Sent: Saturday, 12 January 2002 9:28 AM
> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: Re: more CSS and tables * :-))
> 
> 
> On Friday 11 January 2002 03:11, Access Systems wrote:
> |   On Fri, 11 Jan 2002, Harry Woodrow wrote:
> |
> |   I do 99% of my internet work and communications in monochrome.
> |
> |   fast. fast, fast.
> |
> |   and it is more contrasty and easier to read.
> |   color is confusing to many people
> 
> I guess you find grayscale (8-bit gray) display also annoying?..
>  As about me: I use anti-aliasing to make characters looking better.
> FreeType (www.freetype.org) project does wonderful things, 255 shades of
> gray
> for every renderred glyph...
> And, adding subpixel decimation (which required digital LCD screen and RGB
> color) can imprrove it even further!
> So I can't agree that color is confusing - color makes life better!
> 
> |
> |   Bob
> |
> |   > You ask why people would want to use monochrome.
> |   > 1.  Economy it may be the only monitor someone has
> |   > 2.  Some colour blind people may view a site in monochrome as it can
> |   > help some of them distinguish between the designers bad choices.
> |   >
> |   >
> |   > Harry Woodrow
> |   >
> |   >
> |   > Cut from past mail
> |   > I understand that you may want to use aureal browser when you can't
> see
> |   > the screen. But if you can see your screen: why, for the heaven's
> sake,
> |   > we should
> |   > use monochrome?
> |   > IIRC, "color increases readability by 78%"
> |
> 
> Cheers,
> --
> 
> Vadim Plessky
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