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Re: Article: The Inverting Feature On iOS & Android Doesn’t Meet The Needs Of Low Vision Users

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2015 12:03:21 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOavpvfMYM2FBScTi48axCWQ=+037Poy-mKaickoN60H=fJk8Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu>
Cc: Erich Manser <emanser@us.ibm.com>, public-low-vision-a11y-tf <public-low-vision-a11y-tf@w3.org>
Hi Jim, Erich, and all,

I added a use case in the Wiki. It is #3 in the "Color and Contrast" section:

https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/low-vision-a11y-tf/wiki/User_stories_-_use_cases#Color_and_Contrast

Edit at will.

Kindest Regards,
Laura

On 10/1/15, Jim Allan <jimallan@tsbvi.edu> wrote:
> agree. depending on the browser - it can inherit OS settings or have its
> own inversion scheme. many on personal devices have simple inversion...
>
> On Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 9:39 AM, Erich Manser <emanser@us.ibm.com> wrote:
>
>> I believe that it would, and relate to much of the content (though the
>> title is misleading to me, as inverting feature is critical for my needs)
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>>
>>    <http://www.ibm.com/able>
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>>    *Erich Manser*
>>    IBM Accessibility, IBM Research
>>    Littleton, MA / tel: 978-696-1810
>>    *Search for accessibility answers* <http://ibm.biz/a11y-search>
>>
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>>    <http://www.linkedin.com/e/vgh/2419815/eml-grp-sub/>
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>>    <http://www.facebook.com/IBMAccessibility>
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>>    <http://twitter.com/IBMAccess>
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>> You don't need eyesight to have vision.
>>
>> [image: Inactive hide details for Laura Carlson ---10/01/2015 10:19:50
>> AM---Hi all, I just ran across the article, The Inverting Featur]Laura
>> Carlson ---10/01/2015 10:19:50 AM---Hi all, I just ran across the
>> article,
>> The Inverting Feature On iOS & Android
>>
>> From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
>> To: public-low-vision-a11y-tf <public-low-vision-a11y-tf@w3.org>
>> Date: 10/01/2015 10:19 AM
>> Subject: Article: The Inverting Feature On iOS & Android Doesn’t Meet The
>> Needs Of Low Vision Users
>> ------------------------------
>>
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>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I just ran across the article, The Inverting Feature On iOS & Android
>> Doesn’t Meet The Needs Of Low Vision Users by Jeffrey Stark.
>> "...Going as far as having invert functions is not going far enough.
>> Microsoft, Linux, Mozilla and even CyanogenMod seem to understand the
>> needs of the low vision community by all providing mechanisms for
>> people to choose their own colors and set their device in high
>> contrast colors. While Apple, Google, Blackberry and others seem to be
>> trying to build a bicycle for a sea horse."
>>
>> The full article is at:
>> http://blog.blackspheretech.com/?p=282
>>
>> Would it make a good use case?
>>
>> Kindest Regards,
>> Laura
>>
>> --
>> Laura L. Carlson
>>
>>
>>
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>
> --
> Jim Allan, Accessibility Coordinator
> Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
> 1100 W. 45th St., Austin, Texas 78756
> voice 512.206.9315    fax: 512.206.9264  http://www.tsbvi.edu/
> "We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us." McLuhan, 1964
>


-- 
Laura L. Carlson
Received on Thursday, 1 October 2015 17:03:50 UTC

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