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Re: WAI site hard to read: color not set

From: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 11:35:49 -0600
Message-ID: <43F214F5.7040403@w3.org>
To: MJ Ray <mjr@phonecoop.coop>
Cc: wai-site-comments@w3.org

Dear MJ Ray,

Thank you for taking the time to write. We will fix this as soon as possible.

Best Regards,
~ Shawn

Shawn Lawton Henry
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
e-mail: shawn@w3.org
phone: +1.617.395.7664
about: http://www.w3.org/People/Shawn/ 


MJ Ray wrote:
> 
> Please would you set a color whenever you set a background-color? Better 
> yet, don't set background-color or color for the main body text. Not all 
> browsers default to black-on-white, as other combinations are easier to 
> read for some vision problems. For example, I use a light-on-dark 
> default combination, which the WAI stylesheet turns into light-on-white.
> 
> This is mentioned in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and the 
> CSS Validator will suggest possible fixes if you point it at a WAI page. 
> http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/validator?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2FWAI%2F&usermedium=all 
> 
> 
> I await your reply with interest and I look forward to being able to 
> read the WAI pages easily soon!
> 
> Faithfully,
Received on Tuesday, 14 February 2006 17:35:52 UTC

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