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Re: Test suite submissions

From: Jim Dabell <jim-www-style@jimdabell.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2003 14:16:09 +0000
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <200303121416.09545.jim-www-style@jimdabell.com>

On Tuesday 11 March 2003 10:45 pm, Ian Hickson wrote:
>    * Making the tests simple to use (green for pass, red for fail, or
>      other techniques mentioned in the guidelines [1]).

As I understand it, around 10% of all men have some form of colour-blindness, 
most of which find it difficult to distinguish between red and green.  
Wouldn't a better policy be black/white, or number of elements?

Whilst tests aren't exactly normal web content, wcag 1.0 addresses this:

http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG10/#gl-color

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Jim Dabell
Received on Wednesday, 12 March 2003 09:19:51 GMT

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