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Re: Colour blindness and accessibility

From: David Dorward <david@us-lot.org>
Date: Thu, 1 May 2003 07:37:32 +0100
To: Harry Woodrow <harrry@email.com>
Cc: "'Matthew Smith'" <matt@kbc.net.au>, "'WAI Interest Group'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20030501063732.GA8925@us-lot.org>

On Thu, May 01, 2003 at 09:36:02 +0800, Harry Woodrow wrote:
 
> S far as I know only some colourblindness is a Y chromosone thing
> thought it is mostley males who are affected.

Actually, its an X chromosome thing, but the bad gene is a recessive
gene. This means that women get two chances for normal colour vision,
while men only get one.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/scienceshack/articles/questions/q_ou81.shtml

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