March 21, 2005

Bomb Colorimeter

Filed under: digital — mhoye @ 10:36 pm

Dear people-who-make-software, please either respect all of the choices I’ve made about screen color or reject them uniformly and completely. Don’t kinda do one or the other some of the time, sort-of. Not even if your favorite background image is, like, totally awesome. Just choose one of those options and stick with it, so that my light-grey text on your light-grey backgrounds doesn’t make your product completely unusable.

This was a solved problem on Windows 3.0 and MacOS 7.1.

1 Comment

  1. But solving the same problems over and over again is what keeps us (as an industry) in business.

    That, and sentence fragments.

    Comment by Coop — March 23, 2005 @ 8:19 am

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