Posted by PantherModern at pcp02842370pcs.roylok01.mi.comcast.net on January 18, 2004 at 17:11:41:
In Reply to: A word, an observation... posted by fluffy on January 18, 2004 at 13:07:33:
On my screen (and my setting for the site) the text is in light gray (near white) on a charcoal background. There should be no black text there... Hmm...
: Good morning to you too.
: This observation I'm about to make, you will of course take or leave, it just being a
: It is very difficult to read black type on a charcoal background. Take, as an example,
: Batman's thoughts in black type on a charcoal background in issue three of The
: Dark Knight. It hurts the eyes, strains them .
: Notice , if you will, how the orange small type "pops" out at the bottom of each entry
: on your site.
: I know that subtlety is sexy but in print and type there has to be a certain limit. To
: dress in black on black is cool. To read it is impossible, or at the very least, difficult.
: I would urge you to drop the value of the charcoal to a lighter shade of pale, just two
: values...only if to enhance the readability of the site.
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