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Re: Alternative Browsers and Screen-readers

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 1999 13:19:55 -0500 (EST)
To: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
cc: Peter Bosher <peter@soundlinks.com>, w3c-wai-eo@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.04.9901211311150.12195-100000@tux.w3.org>
A couple of new browsers:

EIAD, developed by Rob Seiler, is a browser meant for people with learning
disabilities in particular. http://gippsnet.com.au/eiad/eiad.html

Tango is used becuase it has good mulitlingual support.

To clarify: Emacspeak is not a browser, it is a speech output system for
Emacs. The fact that emacs can incorporate so many functions - a shell,
editor, some browsers, mail package, etc, means that it is somewhere
between a screenreader and a speech-output enviroment which can include a


  At 10:50 AM 1/20/99 -0500, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
  >Another alternative browser is the combination of w3 and emacspeak.
  >Charles McCathieNevile
  >On Wed, 20 Jan 1999, Peter Bosher wrote:
  >  Greetings EOWG,
  >  I'm working on a collection of alternative browsers and screen-readers for
  >  one of the EO deliverables.   this is for reference and to help check pages
  >  with different browsers and combinations of browsers and screen-readers.
  >  this may be discussed during Friday's meeting, and I'd welcome any
  >  suggestions for improvements or additions.
  >  In particular, there could be a third section for "mainstream alternative
  >  browsers" such as LYNX, Opera, net-tamer ..., would this be helpful?  And
  >  can you let me have references for any others, Arach.... and others I can't
  >  call to mind.
  >  the first draft is at http://www.soundlinks.com/absr.htm.
  >  Regards,
  >  Peter.

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