[wp-hackers] wp-hackers Digest, Vol 132, Issue 1

J.D. Grimes jdg at codesymphony.co
Fri Feb 5 13:43:36 UTC 2016

Hi C.J.S.,

I think the best way to report this would be to open an issue on GitHub where the 2016 theme was developed: https://github.com/WordPress/twentysixteen

> On Feb 5, 2016, at 8:17 AM, C.J.S. Hayward <cjsh at cjshayward.com> wrote:
> I'm a bit confused by the claim I was advancing religious or philosophical
> positions. I was writing more out of puzzlement that a basic usability
> finding, that visited and unvisited links should at least be different
> colors (mentioned in a mainstream usability venue in 1996 and not clear
> then; reiterated with slight relaxation of a strict hardliner position in
> 2011, and also repeated by another cardinally important author in 2014),
> and this is not an obscure detail, but *important to Jakob Nielsen enough
> to consistently make a top 10 list*...
> Can you see why I might be puzzled if twentysixteen gives me complete
> freedom in choosing one color for all links, but does not provide
> facilities to give one color for unvisited links, and another for visited
> links, and surprised to some degree in dealing with Wordpress afficionados,
> who here state that I was advancing a philosophical or religious opinion? I
> mentioned religion in the writeup post very briefly and to set the stage;
> my attempt was to push for decisions based on cognitive science research
> etc. rather than personal feelings about a color scheme...
> -- 
> [image: Christos Jonathan Seth Hayward] <http://jonathanscorner.com/>
> C.J.S. Hayward, Author, UX / Usability Specialist.
> If you're looking for a Bible that's a little like an Orthodox King James
> Version, you might consider the *Classic Orthodox Bible
> <http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0692525548>*.
> If you read *one webpage* out of everything I wrote, you might read *Doxology
> <https://cjshayward.com/doxology/>*.
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