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RE: Windows Accessibility

From: Aaron M Leventhal <aleventh@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2008 21:08:28 +0200
To: "Ryan Jean" <ryanj@disnetwork.org>
Cc: "'Accessys@smart.net'" <accessys@smart.net>, "'John Foliot'" <foliot@wats.ca>, "'Harry Loots'" <harry.loots@ieee.org>, "'James Craig'" <jcraig@apple.com>, "'Joachim Andersson'" <joachim.andersson@etu.se>, "'wai-ig list'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, wai-xtech@w3.org, wai-xtech-request@w3.org, webaim-forum@list.webaim.org
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Apologies, that was meant for a different thread! :)

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Yes, understood.

We work with screen magnifiers, on screen keyboards and voice input 
software as well.

Realistically, screen readers tend to be the pickiest and most difficult 
to drive changes into. They're also expensive for users to update. I think 
most of the effort goes into screen readers.

- Aaron



From:
"Ryan Jean" <ryanj@disnetwork.org>
To:
"'Accessys@smart.net'" <accessys@smart.net>
Cc:
"'Harry Loots'" <harry.loots@ieee.org>, "'Joachim Andersson'" 
<joachim.andersson@etu.se>, "'James Craig'" <jcraig@apple.com>, "'John 
Foliot'" <foliot@wats.ca>, "'wai-ig list'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, 
<wai-xtech@w3.org>, <webaim-forum@list.webaim.org>
Date:
09/04/2008 07:13 PM
Subject:
RE: Windows Accessibility




Even for the dyslexic?

Sincerely,
Ryan Jean
Assistant IT Specialist
The Disability Network
Flint, MI


-----Original Message-----
From: Accessys@smart.net [mailto:accessys@smart.net] 
Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2008 12:42 PM
To: Ryan Jean
Cc: 'Harry Loots'; 'Joachim Andersson'; 'James Craig'; 'John Foliot';
'wai-ig list'; wai-xtech@w3.org; webaim-forum@list.webaim.org
Subject: RE: Windows Accessibility


there were a number of modified keyboard type devices,  Dvorak has
been around since the 30s and was usable in DOS

Bob

On Thu, 4 Sep 2008, Ryan Jean wrote:

> Not to people who had problems with typing.
>
> Sincerely,
> Ryan Jean
> Assistant IT Specialist
> The Disability Network
> Flint, MI
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Harry Loots [mailto:harry.loots@ieee.org]
> Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2008 11:21 AM
> To: Ryan Jean; 'Accessys@smart.net'; 'Joachim Andersson'
> Cc: 'James Craig'; 'John Foliot'; 'wai-ig list'; wai-xtech@w3.org;
> webaim-forum@list.webaim.org
> Subject: Re: Windows Accessibility
>
> me <laughing madly>, please!!!
>
> DOS was accessible...
>
> Regards
> Harry
>
> Mob: +44 7826 926 994
>
> ~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~
>  We do not inherit the Earth from our Parents-
>  We are simply Borrowing it from our Children!
> ~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~.~
>
>
> ---------- Original Message -----------
> From: "Ryan Jean" <ryanj@disnetwork.org>
> To: "'Accessys@smart.net'" <accessys@smart.net>, "'Joachim Andersson'"
> <joachim.andersson@etu.se>
> Sent: Thu, 4 Sep 2008 11:09:45 -0400
> Subject: Windows Accessibility
>
> > Who would like to see Windows, as well as other OS, accessible? Not
> > just web and browsers.
> >
> > Sincerely,
> > Ryan Jean
> > Assistant IT Specialist
> > The Disability Network
> > Flint, MI
> ------- End of Original Message -------
>
>

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