[DWJ] websites (was What We've been doing instead of talking)

Roger Burton West roger at firedrake.org
Sun Aug 24 08:55:53 EDT 2008


On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 01:51:41PM +0100, Minnow wrote:
>Kait wrote:
>>I prefer a background of pale yellow, with bold black lettering on, and
>>preferably an Arial font.
>You mean, like an old-fashioned book?  Goodness.
>>White letters on a black background almost never works for me. Or grey on
>>black, or other combinations with a bad colour contrast.
>That is true for me too, and apart from using spectacles I have no problems
>with my eyesight in general.

Most web browsers allow the user to override the colours provided by a
web site's author. (No idea about Internet Explorer because I don't know
anyone who still uses it, but Firefox and Safari certainly do.)

Roger



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