RE: The Talk2 List Fw: [access] WFA User Protest

2010-03-02 Thread Amanda Rush
K this is a record. I was turned off by about the second line of this guy's message. I totally get being angry about accessibility or the lack thereof, but begging for signatures is like begging for charity. Neither one works very well, and getting angry with the people you're trying to get

Re: The Talk2 List Fw: [access] WFA User Protest

2010-03-02 Thread Doug Langley
I'm glad to see someone else with a brain. No one ever takes these internet petitions seriously. I signed it but only because it can only help more than hurt. That being said, if people spent as much time working on a new solution instead of trying to save an old dieing one we would probably

Re: The Talk2 List Fw: [access] WFA User Protest

2010-03-02 Thread Doug Langley
Has anyone approached loadstone about adding the googlemaps/earth api's? street view and directions are availible in many countrys. you add the loadstone user POIS to the google maps api and poi's and you actually have something going. google maps is the best source for free maps. if people

Re: The Talk2 List Fw: [access] WFA User Protest

2010-03-02 Thread Brandon Hicks
That would be the best, and if I had the knowledge I'd do it or talk to them about it. Hopefully someone will, because Loadstone could be good if it just streamlined the process of getting maps and POIs and got access to the better maps from Google. Doug Langley wrote: Has anyone approached

Re: The Talk2 List Fw: [access] WFA User Protest

2010-03-02 Thread Onj
I hear ya there Steve. I didn't admittedly buy my screenreader, but nore did I crack it. Being on the beta team has it's advantages and if I had the money and a lot left over, I'd gladly buy it because I like it. I've successfully stired up a can of worms with this post though, just as I

Re: The Talk2 List Fw: [access] WFA User Protest

2010-03-02 Thread Doug Langley
this is something I've been pondering for the last 2 weeks after a conversation with onj the Asterisk pbx uses a bounty system to get stuff done. So, basically you take donations for 3-9 months, then offer the money to developers to complete the project. and the project that I invision is an

Re: The Talk2 List Fw: [access] WFA User Protest

2010-03-02 Thread shaun everiss
yeah it did other things to. At 06:11 a.m. 3/03/2010, you wrote: Here here. I've saved up and purchased all of my assistive tech over the years. No group of people is entitled to things for free just because of what may be wrong with them. Remember that virus that disabled all of the pirated

Re: The Talk2 List Fw: [access] WFA User Protest

2010-03-02 Thread shaun everiss
hmmm do it anyway. Ok I can't prommise any donations but I am part admin of a podcast site, I can submit material for inclusion, I can probably promote the project heck could even get my own section basedon that project if I wished at least I think I can. At 06:32 a.m. 3/03/2010, you wrote: