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Re: Font Resizers (WAS RE: back to top)


From: Kynn Bartlett
Date: Jan 15, 2006 11:15AM

On 1/15/06, Patrick H. Lauke < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> It's not just designers...it's also clients who *think* they're designers.

Something I always meant to do was make up an inaccessibility release
form that I'd give to clients whenever they demanded something
dumbass, like making the fonts too small or ignoring my accessibility

Basically it would say something really scary, and I'd demand that
they sign it, saying, "I understand that by agreeing to designing my
site in an inaccessible manner against the advice of Idyll Mountain
Internet (DBA Kynn Bartlett), I will not hold Idyllmtn responsible for
any of the following: lawsuits resulting from inaccessibility;
customer dissatisfaction; decreased consumer base due to exclusion of
people with disabilities; poor usability resulting in increased time
in customer service and support; loss of reputation within my
industry; decline in business up to and including the loss of my
company; etc etc etc"

And really pile it on.

And hand it to them and smirk at them, and say, "I'm sorry, since you
insist on me making the font size 75 percent, you're going to need to
sign this disclaimer so I'm legally protected."


PS: Oh, hiya, everyone, by the way.