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Re: accessible banking:

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 09:30:39 -0500 (EST)
To: david poehlman <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
cc: Kelly Pierce <kpierce2000@earthlink.net>, "Pawson, David" <David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0502020929540.18296@smart.net>

On Wed, 2 Feb 2005, david poehlman wrote:

> macs are accessible to the blind.
>
> there are two ways to access them.
>
> If you use outspoken, you can use a mac through version 9.2 of the operating
> system.  If you have osx, you can use a mac but it is currently a bit tricky
> and will soon change.  You can also use osx through a remote log in and you
> have all the good stuff from the unix text console available to you and you
> can add more if you like.

does emacspeak work thru the text console or thru unix?????

Bob

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> Johnnie Apple Seed
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kelly Pierce" <kpierce2000@earthlink.net>
> To: "Pawson, David" <David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk>;
> <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>; <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2005 8:47 AM
> Subject: Re: accessible banking:
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> From: "Pawson, David" <David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk>
> To: "Kelly Pierce" <kpierce2000@earthlink.net>;
> <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>; <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2005 2:46 AM
> Subject: RE: accessible banking:
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> >    -----Original Message----- Kelly Pierce
> >    the goal
> >    is possible using software running on more than 95 percent
> >    of computers in use today.
> >
> > Does the ADA only apply to 95% of users then?
> >
>
> **No, but the number cited is a mainstream figure.  It includes three
> percent of mac's, which are not accessible to the blind.
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> Kelly
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