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Re: accessibility skills quiz?


From: Teresa Haven
Date: May 27, 2016 2:00PM

Hi, Lisa. I think their point was to use multiple means of representation: they don't only use color, they use color as one of several means of getting the point across, since for some people color is very fast and intuitive. For folks who can't perceive the color differences, they still have other indicators (such as the words "accessible" and "inaccessible") so nobody is being denied access, they're just trying to make it better for a broad array of users.

Hope this helps,

Teresa Haven, Ph.D.
Accessibility Analyst, Northern Arizona University

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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] accessibility skills quiz?

I really like the WAI example, thanks. My only question is, why did they use red and green at the top to show inaccessible and accessible? I see they have little icons that show you which one you are on, but colour blind people won't see the difference. Sorry to be a bit off topic, I was just surprised to see this...



On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 12:18 PM, Jennifer Sutton < <EMAIL REMOVED> >

> You could also use WAI's Before and After Demonstration:
> http://www.w3.org/WAI/demos/bad/
> > > archives at http://webaim.org/discussion/archives
> >