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Re: Oralux (fwd)



But the knoppix distribution isn't for blind people, and it is also a
bootable CDR. 

When one goes to buy an automobile here in the States, one frequently
gets to take a test drive. For some companies, one can even keep this
test drive automobile overnight.

Why wouldn't we provide the potential Linux user a no obligation, non
threatening opportunity to test drive Linux? I don't think anyone's
saying "this is all you'll ever need."

And, I want one of these two, to keep in my purse, so that I can boot
almost any computer without brining my own Linux computer with me.


Krishnakant Ramesh Mane writes:
> From: "Krishnakant Ramesh Mane" <krmane rediffmail com>
> 
>    I think there is no need of isolation.  Why will a blind person like me
>    who knows to use linux use a special distribution of linux?  and for those
>    who are just learning, well there is no point in isolation because then
>    the starters will not get the real hang of linux.  never in their life
>    will they be able to do some complex tasks like administration etc.  And
>    by the way when we talk of integration of blind people in the sited world
>    is this not a wrong signal to the blind community?
>    when you want to provide the blind what sited gets then there is no scope
>    of isolation.
> 
>    [IMG]

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				Janina Sajka, Director
				Technology Research and Development
				Governmental Relations Group
				American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)

Email: janina afb net		Phone: (202) 408-8175




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