W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > April to June 2004

Re: Screen readers - usage stats?

From: Steven Dale <sdale@stevendale.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 21:54:50 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <2440.68.232.129.117.1082080490.squirrel@www.stevendale.com>
To: <accessys@smart.net>
Cc: <poehlman1@comcast.net>, <lists@zstudio.co.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Open source users and developers are pretty proud of their software.
You might try asking a survey online....

Hope that might help.
=Steve

Access Systems said:
>
> On Thu, 15 Apr 2004, David Poehlman wrote:
>
>> There is no clear answer from here on your issue but perhaps there is
>> a best practices somewhere.  I always look for something independant
>> of the at issues to work with becaused you are on more solid ground if
>> you do.  Other wise,to be fair, you have to do a lot more testing with
>> other environments as has been pointed out.  Even if market stats
>> claim 95 percent of screen reader sales are jaws, that may not even
>> nearly accurately reflect what is really going on around the world.
>> You can do one of two things with regard
>
> especially with the open source solution in which there ARE NO SALES so
> no one knows how many people in the world or anywhere are using
> EMACSpeak. EMACSpeak is free and downloadable, and freely copied and
> shared, now how do I figure out the market share??
>
> Bob
>
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> CONFIGURE YOUR E-MAIL TO SEND TEXT ONLY, see
> http://expita.com/nomime.html
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>
> "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
> safety deserve Neither liberty nor safety",    Benjamin Franklin
> -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -
> -
>    ASCII Ribbon Campaign                        accessBob
>     NO HTML/PDF/RTF in e-mail                   accessys@smartnospam.net
> NO MSWord docs in e-mail                    Access Systems,
> engineers NO attachments in e-mail,  *LINUX powered*   access is a
> civil right
> *#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#
> THIS message and any attachments are CONFIDENTIAL and may be
> privileged.  They are intended ONLY for the individual or entity named
Received on Thursday, 15 April 2004 21:55:48 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 5 February 2014 07:13:32 UTC