From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-21 12:54:57
On Sun, 21 Nov 2004 11:55:03 -0500, David Abrahams wrote
> "Jeff Garland" <jeff_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > 2) Color choices:
> > http://redshift-software.com/~grafik/boost/index.htm
> > White on blue isn't a good choice here in my view. A light shading with dark
> > text would be much better.
> These things are very subjective. I liked the white on blue, but
> sometimes you have to pick lowest common denominator to make things
> work for everyone.
Well this one looks good to me -- hopefully it was clear that I wasn't
commenting on the logo, but the text in the side bar. And in that realm I
think it's not totally subjective. I'm no usability expert, but I'm sure
folks on this list could point us to studies which show how to improve
usability. I think my main issue is that the contrast between the navigation
aid and the text is too high. If we were setting things for maximum usability
I think you have to go to a dark backgrounds for all sections with white text
for the whole page -- which I doubt we are prepared to do...
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