<Silly> RE: Help with question about web page access

From: Hans Franke <Hans.Franke_at_siemens.com>
Date: Tue Aug 17 12:37:02 2004

Am 17 Aug 2004 13:13 meinte der Mouse:

> >> Well...It could be, but is the person uses a dark font on a light
> >> background [IMHO as it should be], then the increased area of
> >> backgound actually increases radiation!
> > Are you shure? I mean, if a light backgroung emmits more radiation,
> > then we should switch for black paper as sonn as possible.

> This is the difference between a self-luminant display, such as a CRT,
> and a reflective display, such as paper. (It's also why I loathe
> black-on-white for computer displays - I find it fine for reflective
> technologies, such as ink on paper, but horrid for self-luminant
> technologies, such as all computer displays I've seen.)

> And, technically, yes, black-on-white throws more radiation at you than
> white-on-black does, even when it's paper. It's just that the
> radiation the discussion was about is X-rays, and with paper, the
> radiation in question is reflected ambient light - if you're in a
> situation where the ambient X-ray level is high enough to be an issue,
> you've got worse worries than whether printing on paper is W-on-B or
> B-on-W. :-) (Also, X-rays don't reflect from paper very well,
> regardless of the colour of the paper.)

> (If displays throwing X-ray radiation is really a concern for you, the
> simple fix is to use an LCD display instead.)

And the price goes to ...... MOUSE!

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