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Monday, April 03, 2006
The New York Times has just redesigned their web site.
They asked for comments, so this is what I sent late Sunday night to the address they gave, firstname.lastname@example.org , about their new design and the issue of accessibility:
The new nytimes.com design is more cluttered than previously and uses lighter fonts which make it harder for people with vision problems such as myself to read. At first glance, it appears a step backwards in terms of accessibility.
These are all far cleaner and easier to read:
All I have received back so far is an automated response. We’ll see in due time how seriously they take the issue of accessibility.