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From: L Snider
Date: May 27, 2016 2:31PM


Hi Teresa,

Yes, they did use multiple things there for sure. I guess I never liked
green/red for do/don't or good/bad. It is a personal preference thing. I
know why they used those colours, but I stay away from that combination in
general.

Cheers

Lisa

On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 3:00 PM, Teresa Haven < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> 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
>
> Teresa Haven, Ph.D.
> Accessibility Analyst, Northern Arizona University
>
>
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> 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...
>
> Cheers
>
> Lisa
>
> On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 12:18 PM, Jennifer Sutton < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> wrote:
>
> > You could also use WAI's Before and After Demonstration:
> >
> > http://www.w3.org/WAI/demos/bad/
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