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Re: Request for assistance

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@earthlink.net>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2012 00:24:16 -0400
Message-ID: <50628370.1060900@earthlink.net>
CC: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
On 2012-09-25 23:43 (GMT-0400) Dan B. composed:

> The real fix would be to get web designers to quit thinking it's cool to
> reduce the contrast--or at least to quit being so ignorant about human
> visual perception and not reduce the contrast on small things (e.g.,
> the main text), which need _higher_ contrast, when high contrast looks
> too harsh for them on some big item (e.g., headings, logos, etc.).

Likely getting them to do that would be easier if they could be educated to 
adjust their displays properly, instead of using them exactly as too many are 
shipped, with brightness and contrast set to 100%, for maximum appeal 
adjacent to other brands that do the same on the shelves of brightly lit 
retail stores.
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