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Re: The growing accessibility gap: was Ameritech.net



Who told you I was about to do anything job-related with Linux?  Yes,
winhose is a work requirement for me.  Yes I do use winhose.  But just
because those two statements are true doesn't mean I have to like the
virus!

Jude <jdashiel shellworld net>

On Fri, 7 Sep 2001, Jared wrote:

> If the command line is so grate write me or help write me a mass market
> application that cells to millions of coppies. You can't because you can't
> use the g u i interface in linux like you can in windows. So you will have
> to write in general smaller market programs if you wish to do that for a
> job. I on the other hand because I'm not thick headed can write G U I
> applications with vb or any number of other tools. As for your comment to
> Mr. Toneby what about the people who tryed to make linux a more user
> friendly opperaiting system generated a G U I so they generated code that
> turned to inaccessible garbige for you so they are just as mutch at fault as
> sun. A large part of microsoft is that the windows 3.1 was not around for a
> long enough time for standerds to devolipe. They may have been responcible
> for the inaccessibility in the past but now they are making an effort to
> change that tell me is there anyone trying in the linux community cort or no
> cort trying to make a screen reader for the G U I part of linux? If so
> please send me email so I can try and help but don't complain about
> microsoft when people arn't working to help your beloved oh so accessible
> linux.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jude DaShiell" <jdashiel shellworld net>
> To: <blinux-list redhat com>
> Sent: Friday, September 07, 2001 9:35 PM
> Subject: Re: The growing accessibility gap: was Ameritech.net
>
>
> > The command line interface does not cause me any problems, it's that other
> > junk that makes life hell.  So far as bitching is concerned, you haven't
> > yet heard me bitch.  All I did was to state some widely known and accepted
> > axioms which are axiomatic since they're so easily proven.  Were you
> > correct in your statements, the Council Of Agencies Serving the blind
> > would not have contemplated taking Microsoft to court in January of 1995.
> > As it was, certain agreements were reached that seemingly alleviated the
> > necessity for litigation.
> >
> > Jude <jdashiel shellworld net>
> >
> >
> >
> >
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