I'm glad somebody actually agrees with me. Supporting x number of
screen readers is, to be blunt, absolutely silly and unnecessary.
However, I know the reason or the logic behind it. Some people love
Eloquence and want Eloquence support AKA Jaws support. Personally, I
don't find that a compelling reason to add screen reader support
because I'm not an Eloquence fan, but you know how it goes. Different
strokes for different folks and all that.
On 1/20/11, dark <d...@xgam.org> wrote:
> Not to mention Sapi.
> there are those of us who use Hal, and thus don't have any of the
> above, ---- in fact my personal feeling is why add support for several
> windows screen readers which some people may or may not have when you can do
> just as well with sapi which everyone has.
> Sorry, but it just seems silly to develope support for five different
> systems in an effort to please everyone when you could do it with just the
> The only issue there is with sapi sis that not everyone will have a decent
> voice, ---- but this is a synth voice issue not a screen reader one, and
> with companies like seerprock, acapella neospeech etc producing good quality
> sapi compliant voices which no longer cost the earth to buy, it's a good
> investment for anyone who wants to play audio games.
> in fact, I regard buying a sapi voice as rather like buying a joystick where
> audio games are concerned.
> Beware the grue!
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