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RE: Low vision usage

From: <DPawson@rnib.org.uk>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2001 08:27:30 -0000
Message-ID: <9B66BBD37D5DD411B8CE00508B69700FE7A702@pborolocal.rnib.org.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Al wrote:
> But that may not be what you meant.  I meant to ask, are 
> there in between
> people for whom the image is perceptually degraded to the 
> point that the
> assist
> from the text is highly valuable; but still there is residual 
> utility in the
> image perception so that the text alone is inferior to having 
> access to the
> text with image, together.  

Degrees of vision are infinite Al.
A colleague of mine uses zoom text to view characters around one inch
high. Try appreciating a painting through a jewellers eyeglass?

win2 has a 'high contrast' setting in display properties for
the desktop which in fact does cause pop up alt text to show large,
but it only applies in certain modes.

Regards DaveP.

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