[thelist] color blindness

Frank framar at interlog.com
Thu Oct 5 22:51:26 CDT 2000

>  *If* color-blind people are used to being dumped on with
>  buckets of ugly every waking moment of their public
>  life, wouldn't it be a pleasure to encounter a few web
>  sites that look nice?

>  Ten percent IMHO is everything. Would you like to
>  increase your income 10 percent over last year? Have 10
>  percent more customers? I don't understand the mentality
>  web designers have in writing off users as expendable.
>  It seems lazy.

>  Nielsen Netratings says there are 149 million people
>  online in the U.S. as of this July. Even if you argue
>  those figures, those numbers will be true soon. And if
>  the 10 percent figure is correct, that means 14,900,000
>  people that U.S. sites ignore. I realize your site is in
>  Canada, but the same principle applies.

>  I suggest talking to some color-blind people to find out
>  what they really think, and go from there.


Thank you.


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