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Re: Commands and Accessibility

From: <Accessys@smart.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 10:04:05 -0400 (EDT)
To: Ryan Jean <ryanj@disnetwork.org>
cc: "'David Woolley'" <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0808191001310.10738@fzneg.arg>


ABSOLUTELY  the number of visually impaired users that I have heard
lament the degrading of accessibility over the years is never ending
it seems.

one nice thing about linux is that it still has the "command line"
built in even if hidden and just opening a terminal window (or having
the computer boot into terminal mode) will allow almost all features
to still be used even if sometimes a little crudely.  Linux is also
suffering from GUI'ism.

Bob




On Tue, 19 Aug 2008, Ryan Jean wrote:

>
> Is it just me or does it seem like DOS was a lot more accessible to users
> than Windows? Is it a fair statement to say command-line operating systems
> (DOS, Unix, and Apple) are more accessible than their graphic user interface
> counterparts (Windows, Linux, and Macintosh)?
>
> Sincerely,
> Ryan Jean
> Assistant IT Specialist
> The Disability Network
> Flint, MI
>
>
>

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