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RE: more CSS and tables * :-))

From: Harry Woodrow <harrry@email.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2002 12:05:42 +0800
To: "Vadim Plessky" <lucy-ples@mtu-net.ru>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
When people cut messages could they please ensure that when they do they
atribute the comments to the correct person.

I never made thaose comments.  I believe they were made by Bob.

I do use colour but I do feel that the use of monochrome is neccescary for
people who need it.

Harry WOodrow

-----Original Message-----
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Sent: Saturday, 12 January 2002 9:28 AM
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Subject: Re: more CSS and tables * :-))

On Friday 11 January 2002 03:11, Access Systems wrote:
|   On Fri, 11 Jan 2002, Harry Woodrow wrote:
|   I do 99% of my internet work and communications in monochrome.
|   fast. fast, fast.
|   and it is more contrasty and easier to read.
|   color is confusing to many people

I guess you find grayscale (8-bit gray) display also annoying?..
 As about me: I use anti-aliasing to make characters looking better.
FreeType (www.freetype.org) project does wonderful things, 255 shades of
for every renderred glyph...
And, adding subpixel decimation (which required digital LCD screen and RGB
color) can imprrove it even further!
So I can't agree that color is confusing - color makes life better!

|   Bob
|   > You ask why people would want to use monochrome.
|   > 1.  Economy it may be the only monitor someone has
|   > 2.  Some colour blind people may view a site in monochrome as it can
|   > help some of them distinguish between the designers bad choices.
|   >
|   >
|   > Harry Woodrow
|   >
|   >
|   > Cut from past mail
|   > I understand that you may want to use aureal browser when you can't
|   > the screen. But if you can see your screen: why, for the heaven's
|   > we should
|   > use monochrome?
|   > IIRC, "color increases readability by 78%"


Vadim Plessky
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Received on Friday, 11 January 2002 23:05:40 UTC

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