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From Erick Erickson <erickerick...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] New Website
Date Wed, 01 Feb 2012 18:03:27 GMT
Ahem! Are we talking "over 40 fonts" here? It's a sad fact that I've
been noticing
over the last few years that the screen is getting harder to read... Living long
enough to have that problem beats the alternative though...

Erick

On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 11:13 AM, Walter Underwood <wunder@wunderwood.org> wrote:
> On Feb 1, 2012, at 4:14 AM, Doron Cohen wrote:
>
> the text I see (tried 3 browsers) is a bit Gray (or faded), and I rather
> read a page with more contrast between the text and the background, more
> clear to my eyes this way, but this is just my personal preference, it seems
> others do not feel that way, so I'm okay with this.  Hopefully this is more
> clear now?
>
>
> I agree. The body text is tiny and low contrast. Poor accessibility for
> anyone with low vision, including normal aging.
>
> Compare to the current site, which isn't large body text by any measure, but
> is bigger and full-contrast.
>
> Personally, I'd go with a serif font, but that is mostly preference.
> Letterforms are more differentiated with serifs, so it is just less work to
> read.
>
> wunder
> --
> Walter Underwood
> wunder@wunderwood.org
>
>
>

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