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RE: Netomat Browser

From: Rich Caloggero <rich@accessexpressed.net>
Date: Thu, 8 Jul 1999 13:22:52 -0400
Message-ID: <01BEC944.FBDA4F20.rich@accessexpressed.net>
To: "'karl.hebenstreit@gsa.gov'" <karl.hebenstreit@gsa.gov>
Cc: "'wai list'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
I am *very* interested in seeing (hearing) this thing in action. If anyone 
does get it to work with the self voicing kit (or with any other screen 
reader or self-voicing browser), please let me know, and if possible send 
me instructions for doing the same so I can try it out.
Thanx much.


On Thursday, July 08, 1999 1:01 PM, karl.hebenstreit@gsa.gov 
[SMTP:karl.hebenstreit@gsa.gov] wrote:
> Kynn -
> This is the message I sent to netomat last Thursday.
> _____
> Hi -
> I downloaded netomat last night...  This is definitely a totally 
> software environment which will take some time to get used to.  My 
> impression is that this provides some insights into what the "Borg
> collective"
> experience could be like! (smile)
> Preliminary comments focus on some additional user interface items as 
> 1) Home or the "5" key on the number pad:   automatically set the speed 
> zero
> 2) Possibly have some kind of keyboard control of the speed -- such as 
> speeds up by 5 and PgDn slows down by 5.
> 2) Some way of capturing the source of a piece of information when you 
> to
> (if information is stored in some kind of buffer, being able to obtain 
> source URL or URI should be easy, particularly if your using XML for
> capturing
> metadata about websites).  I found some interesting items and wanted to
> find out
> more about the context;  also, identifying the source can be absolutely
> essential for making a determination about its validity.
> I'd also like to get more information about the netomatics
> Karl Hebenstreit
> karl.hebenstreit@gsa.gov
> P.S. I work at GSA's Center for Information Technology Accommodation, 
> we
> are working on making software accessible for people with disabilities. 
> would be interesting to see if netomat could interface with IBM's
> Self-Voicing
> Kit for Java.   Particularly in the text-only mode, this would allow the
> "web to
> speak to you" and could be used by the
> blind/visually-impaired.
> ____________________Reply Separator____________________
> Subject:    Netomat Browser
> Author: "kynn bartlett" <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>
> Date:       07/02/1999 10:38 AM
> Netomat was released last week; has anyone taken a look at it?  I
> forgot about it until today and I'm on my laptop on a trip, so it's
> going to have to wait until this weekend when I'm back home.  Have
> you taken a look at yet?  I'm especially curious as to what non-
> textual users would think of it.  (And I have no direct access to
> any.)
> --Kynn
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