A Desugn Suggestion

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Mar 1 03:27:51 PST 2012

On Thu, Mar 01, 2012 at 11:06:41AM +0000, Arnold Bailson wrote:
> I realize that this may not be the right place for this suggestion. If that is
> so, my apologies: please pass it on to the correct place.
> I now have macular degeneration in my second eye. I find it convenient when
> reading to use a hand-held lighted magnifier and this has brought very clearly
> to my attention the business of moving attention across the page and then
> backtracking to the beginning of the next line.
> .
> I imagine it would not be insurmountably difficult to lay out alternate lines
> im opposite directions  and this would remove the problem of wobbling onto the
> wrong line on the way back. If we could re-train are hence so as to read in
> alternating directions this might greatly improve the speed and comfort of
> reading for everyone.


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