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Re: Open Source software for people with visual disabilities

From: Steven McCaffrey <smccaffr@MAIL.NYSED.GOV>
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2000 10:28:35 -0400
Message-Id: <s9a64a67.099@mail.nysed.gov>
To: <w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, <wendy@w3.org>

     This is very exciting, but isn't it just in the planning stages?

>>> Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org> 08/24/00 11:05AM >>>

From, "what is Ocularis"

Ocularis is a distribution of the Linux (a trademark of Linus Torvalds) 
Operating System (definition) that aims to allow the visually impaired to 
communicate, work, and express themselves through computers as well as to 
install and customize their system, independent of sighted assistance. The 
distribution itself consists of free software from other projects that is 
woven together with new, original software to create a simple, 
straightforward, Audio User Interface (AUI).
wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium
web accessibility initiative
madison, wi usa
tel: +1 608 663 6346

Steve McCaffrey
Senior Programmer/Analyst
Information Technology Services
New York State Department of Education
New York State Workgroup on Accessibility to Information Technology 
Web Design Subcommittee 
Received on Friday, 25 August 2000 10:32:00 UTC

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