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From: L Snider
Date: May 27, 2016 2:56PM


Hi Rachel,

Most people do. I grew up with my dad being (severely) red/green colour
blind, so maybe that is why I never liked those colours as much. Plus I
always think Christmas!

Thanks everyone and happy weekend!

Cheers

Lisa

On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 3:35 PM, Thompson, Rachel < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
wrote:

> I guess I associate green with Œgo¹ and red with Œstop¹. I use those
> colors for that purpose in some cases, but not as the sole indicator.
>
> Happy Friday!
> Rachel
>
> Dr. Rachel S. Thompson
> Director, Emerging Technology and Accessibility
> Center for Instructional Technology
> The University of Alabama
> 123 Russell Hall
> Box 870248
> Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
> Phone 205-348-0216
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>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum < <EMAIL REMOVED> > on behalf of L
> Snider < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Reply-To: WebAIM List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Date: Friday, May 27, 2016 at 3:31 PM
> To: WebAIM List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] accessibility skills quiz?
>
> 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
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
> > Behalf Of L Snider
> > Sent: Friday, May 27, 2016 12:55 PM
> > To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> > 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...
> >
> > 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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