On Mon, Dec 16, 2002 at 07:02:01PM +0900, Hal E. Fulton wrote:
> This is just my opinion.
> 
> I see no need to choose colors based on readability
> by such a small percentage of the population.
> 
> FWIW, I did look at the (first) vischeck simulation, 
> and it didn't strike me as that bad.

The second one looks like this
http://vischeck.homeip.net/uploads/104003336728849/
(quite similar to the first).

Red and green become dark "dirty" yellow, but it should be OK as long
as we don't rely on red/green contrast. 
 
> After all, this could theoretically be handled on
> the client side (and therefore should be) with a 
> map of colors or something of that nature.

Custom style-sheets, yes.

> To me, this is like saying, "Don't use any text
> smaller than <h3> because some people can't read
> it."
> 
> It should be a browser issue, not web design.
> 
> No flames about my insensitivity, please. My 
> grandfather was so color-blind that he never saw
> the need for a color TV. :)

I guess the vision of most techies sucks, anyway.
Probably 80% of us are short-sighted (myself included 8-)

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