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Subject:Re: I have proof From:eric -dot- dunn -at- ca -dot- transport -dot- bombardier -dot- com To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Fri, 15 Apr 2005 09:12:50 -0400
John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote on 04/14/2005 04:13:21 PM:
> a MAGNIFYING GLASS! I'd bet 100% of the readers on this list would
> scream bloody murder to the developers if they received an
> application inhouse to document and along with the CD came a
> magnifying glass with the instruction that they use it to see the
> buttons, fields, and labels on the GUI of the application.
But we're not talking about dialogue boxes and GUIs that need to be used
every time you use the product. Are we?
Me thinks you dost protest too much. While it may have been frustrating,
I'd say that it ranks pretty low on scale of importance.
Even the GUI analogy falls flat on it's face. What of the thousands of
near-blind and limited sight people that need to use magnifying glasses
and screen magnification software?
Sure, Apple could make the number at least readably by perhaps printing it
in black, but paint can be removed while etching is far more permanent.
But bigger? Once again, prove market share, audience, and impact on
purchasing decision. Then you'll have proof.
This won't be the first example of unreadable type that you'll
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