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Re: Windows xp Screen reader

From: jonathan chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 15:25:01 +0100
Message-ID: <001401c207e5$ceed7950$0500a8c0@RJCHETWYND>
To: "David Poehlman" <poehlman1@comcast.net>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Cc: "Judy Brewer" <jbrewer@w3.org>, "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>

you didn't mention how very easy to install it is.

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Poehlman" <poehlman1@comcast.net>
To: "jonathan chetwynd" <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>; <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Cc: "Judy Brewer" <jbrewer@w3.org>; "Charles McCathieNevile"
Sent: Thursday, May 30, 2002 12:20 PM
Subject: Re: Windows xp Screen reader

> 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 10:26:26 UTC

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