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Re: Color contrast in links -- is it important?


From: Phil Teare
Date: Apr 20, 2007 10:40AM

What lots of folk forget/don't know/wrongly assume to be unimportant is that
some users need low contrast. Many dyslexic users, those with Irlen's,
scoptic sensitivity, visual stress. And we (I'm one) are covered by the

So there is no simple solution, and current regs do not reflect this :(


Phil Teare,
Technical Director & Lead Developer,
http://www.talklets.com from Textic Ltd.
(44) [0] 77 68479904