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Re: Windows xp Screen reader

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 07:20:42 -0400
To: jonathan chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Cc: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>, Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Message-id: <001601c207cc$0957b160$91e03244@DAVIDPOEHLMAN>

Narrator is a long far road from a scren reader.  as it says on the xp
age, it is good for quite basic stuff the voice sounds horrible and
there is little direct controll over it and on the web, it fails
miserably.  Yes, if you use the mouse, you can do lots more with it but
from a keyboard standpoint, it is miserably lacking.  I love it though
because when I don't have a screen reader or need to really clean my
system, it does a superb job and it also was a tremendous help during
the 75 times or so I installed and uninstalled xp.

----- Original Message -----
From: "jonathan chetwynd" <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Cc: "Judy Brewer" <jbrewer@w3.org>; "Charles McCathieNevile"
<charles@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 30, 2002 2:42 AM
Subject: Windows xp Screen reader



I've just today tried the windows xp screen reader, which does read the
alt text.

it does not have nearly enough controls to be 'ideal' but is certainly
worth a review.

jonathan chetwynd
peepo project manager
Received on Thursday, 30 May 2002 07:21:50 GMT

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