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untrustworthy text

2009-08-31 21:17:57.725741+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

So apparently Wikipedia is going to try color coding unreliable text. Bifurcated Rivets immediately adopts a similar system:

Following the lead of Wikipedia I have decided to colour code untrustworthy text. Anything that is blackish in colour is definitely unreliable, and anything blue is probably dubious.

Seems like a reasonable disclaimer to add here too.

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#Comment Re: made: 2009-09-01 12:39:16.039376+00 by: meuon

I've always been worried about the white-space myself.

And anything in grey, that stylish, hard to read color preferred by many contemporary design web sites and usually written by buzzword compliant sales-droid / marketing types is instantly considered a work of fiction, if not a complete drug and stock option induced fantasy.

But my favorite color on the web to be wary of is "green". You can smell the money, or at least the attempts of making some green, while being green.