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

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From: tedd
Date: Apr 20, 2007 11:10AM


At 11:52 AM -0500 4/20/07, Cheryl D Wise wrote:
>It is also users on portable machines with power saving settings that have
>the screen at less than 100% brightness.
>
>Some that are okay but not good contrast are not acceptable at 80%
>brightness a very common power saver setting.
>
>Cheryl D Wise

Cheryl:

Yes, but isn't that a user's choice? That's not something that we can
plan for, is it?

I use the following link a lot. It's a great link into understand
color contrast.

http://gmazzocato.altervista.org/colorwheel/wheel.php

If you play with it, you'll see that there is a very small area of
"OK!" settings.

If we also had to consider power savings on laptops, then that area
would be reduced even more, is it reasonable to consider this?

Cheers,

tedd
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