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Re: [TSVN] TortoiseSVN feature request: Revision graph

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-10-04 10:44:01 CEST

Jens Geyer wrote:
>>>3) Instead of using round rects, octagons and rectangles,
>>>the usage of colors or small icons at the boxes would
>>>improve the graph and make it better to read.
>>Colors isn't a good idea most of the time. You probably can't
>>imagine how many times people complained about colors because
>>they have some eye deficiency and just can't see the colors
> Good point, but bad argument. Following your theory, nobody should use
> colors and sounds, because there are blind and deaf people on this world.
> Please do not misunderstand me: I understand and accept the problem of
> accessibility, and I think it's an important point. But on the other hand,
> if one is not disabled that way, colors offer a great deal of usability.

Why not use colours AND shapes. Just make the border coloured.


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Received on Tue Oct 4 10:44:22 2005

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