Post Revisions in 3.6

The Post Revisions are currently being overhauled for WordPress 3.6. The team responsible are at the concept stage & they’ve asked asked us to provide feedback now on their current mock-ups.

I have already raised the point elsewhere that perhaps a red/green combination isn’t the best of choices but I do think that the potential barriers here could be greatly mitigated if one of the mock-ups with strike-through (currently the favoured approach) was chosen. The screenshot below shows how these screens might be viewed by someone with the most common forum of colour blindness (protanopia).

Full size mockup of protanopia view

Seems to me that the markup used could also greatly enhance accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). ( here — with proper use of both the <ins> and <del> HTMLHTML HTML is an acronym for Hyper Text Markup Language. It is a markup language that is used in the development of web pages and websites. tags.

Any other thoughts?