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From "Tim Williams" <william...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Clutch color coding
Date Thu, 04 Dec 2008 11:01:19 GMT
On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 4:09 AM, David Crossley <crossley@apache.org> wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
>> Tim Williams wrote:
>> >
>> > Hi David,
>>
>> Nice to hear from you Tim.
>>
>> > I suppose you can't please everyone, but the red/green colors in this
>> > version are difficult to distinguish - colorblind.  It would help to
>> > find a shade of green with lighter/darker tone (e.g. 33cc66)?  Anyway,
>> > my nit-picky 2cents.
>>
>> That is a very important point.
>>
>> I will refine the colours today. Thanks for your help.
>
> Hey wow, i think we can please everyone.
>
> My searches led to the "Color Universal Design (CUD)
> Colorblind barrier-free color Pallette"
> by Masataka Okabe and Kei Ito. [1]
> They have developed a set of colours that are
> unambiguous.
>
> See my test page at
> http://people.apache.org/~crossley/cud/test.html
>
> The top section shows results for simulation for
> the new CUD scheme. The important parts of the table
> are emphasised for everybody.

It looks great David - it's nice to be able to just 'see' the
differences with colors vs. reading it:)  Thanks for doing the
research and taking the extra time to make this tool accessible to
everyone.

--tim

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