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Journal of nicholas (3034)

Friday September 16, 2005
04:03 PM

just using colours sucks

[ #26744 ]

Conversation as seen on #p5p.

A: I have deuteronomia IIRC
B: only two colors?
A: yes
B: suck
A: yes.
C: orange.. and pink

And the serious take home message - don't rely on colour to distinguish things on your website, as some of your users will be colour blind.

No, I don't know why the use.perl site has decided to close and open a <div> at the end of the first A line, buggering up the formatting

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  • So this journal entry contains TWO issues I need to fix. :-)
  • Recently at work I was mistaken for a graphic designer and ended up doing pretty things for a while. Part of this was the decision of a colourscheme, and hilst I already knew my triadic colourscheme from my elbow (at least by a process of elimination) I couldn't visualise the colourwheel well enough to choose so needed help. A quick Googling produced this colourscheme generator [wellstyled.com].

    The generator also had a feature which came in very useful, it allows you to check- at least approximately- how the scheme wil