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Re: Colour blindness and accessibility

From: <mrmoore@truman.edu>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2003 22:15:06 -0400 (EDT)
To: wai interest group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, matthew smith <matt@kbc.net.au>
Message-Id: <20030501021506.AFE775826E@uranium.truman.edu>

I'm
liking
the
wickline
site
better
and
better
(more
options)
-
thanks
James.

BTW,
my
friend
got
and
gets
by
in
Word
the
old-fashioned
way,
using
the
option
from
the
toolbar.

And,
as
an
aside,
color-deficiency
is
more
of
an
X-chromosome
thing
since
the
genes
for
color
"perception"
are
carried
on
the
X-chromosome.

Women
are
much
more
likely
/not/
to
be
color
blind
since
they
have
two
X-chromosomes,
so
if
one
chromosome
is
deficient,
the
other
will
usually
compensate
(the
X-chromosomes
do
this
for
other
things
as
well).

Since
males
only
have
one
X-chromosome,
we
males
don't
have
the
spare
to
fall
back
on.

(Sorry,
the
biology
geek
in
me
couldn't
resist:)

Matt
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