Fortunately, when I began using screen readers at secondary school, Hal (in
fact hal 3.2), was all they had.
Luckily for me when I was granted equipment for my degree and masters, the
oficer who wrote the report and administrated my grant was a very nice chap
(in fact through dealing with my brother and I for many years he's now a
family friend), and he basically asked me what I wanted.
Sinse I'd only ever used Hal, it was Hal I chose, which bought my initial
license (and indeede has paid for a few upgrades sinse).
I have however been lucky, and I've heard of various Vi people who've been
dragooned into having jaws, and having specific equipment whatever they
happen to want..
I hadn't even heard! of window eyes until 2003, when it turned out Tom
Lorimer of Whitestick used it, ---- I even thought because of the name it
was developed by microsoft ;D.
I really ought to download a demo and just try it out, --- for the sake of
interest if nothing else, sinse I have tried jaws, and obviously know Hal
Beware the grue!
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