Neither have I.

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From: Talk [mailto:talk-bounces+skyt=shaw...@lists.window-eyes.com] On
Behalf Of Dennis Long via Talk
Sent: Saturday, October 15, 2016 1:57 PM
To: Vaughan Dodd; Window-Eyes Discussion List
Subject: Re: Contacting VFO Regarding Window-Eyes

I have never seen such a negative group of users as seen on this list.
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From: "Vaughan Dodd via Talk" <talk@lists.window-eyes.com>
To: "Chris Skarstad" <rascal0...@verizon.net>; "Window-Eyes Discussion List"

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Sent: Saturday, October 15, 2016 4:29 PM
Subject: Re: Contacting VFO Regarding Window-Eyes


> In stead of attacking users who are expressing a legitimate opinion, offer

> an alternative argument.
>
>
> The evidence of the demise of Window-Eyes as a living and developing piece

> of software is very clear to me.
>
>
> Vaughan.
>
>
>
>
> On 10/16/2016 3:45 AM, Chris Skarstad via Talk wrote:
>>                     So, like, you guys have pretty much already decided 
>> that window-eyes is dead and gone, even before an official announcement 
>> has even been made?  I love your optomism.
>>
>>  with attitudes like
>>
>>  this, no wonder people are convinced it's going away. oh, but yeah, just

>> sit back, and don't do anything.   Great attitudes y'all.
>>
>>
>> 10:31 AM, Kenneth Son via Talk wrote:
>>
>>> Hello list.
>>>
>>> I don't think any comments sent to the vfo people will do much good.
>>>
>>> Personally,I hope Microsoft Narater becomes so perfected that it puts 
>>> the other screen reader into the useless category.
>>>
>>> That would make Narrater the main screen reader just as Voiceover is for

>>> the Apple products.
>>>
>>> Probably that's how it should be any way.
>>>
>>> The possibility of Window Eyes being phased out just makes my heart 
>>> sick.
>>>
>>> Having to change over to something else andlearn all those commands and 
>>> other things just seems a little to much of a chalange at this age.
>>>
>>> Something is just a little funny about this whole thing.
>>>
>>> Kenneth Son.
>>>
>>>
>>> On 10/15/2016 06:46, John Farley via Talk wrote:
>>>> Hello list,
>>>>
>>>> I have now sent a note to VFO via their contact us facility on their 
>>>> web
>>>> site.
>>>>
>>>> It was interesting to find that in their list of products that they 
>>>> will
>>>> take note of Window-Eyes does not exist!
>>>> I had to use JAWS and then tell them I was talking about Window-Eyes in

>>>> my
>>>> comments.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Regards, John
>>>>
>>>> Tel: +44 (0) 1442 259243
>>>> Mob: +44 (0) 7815 056076
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Talk
>>>> [mailto:talk-bounces+john_farley=btinternet....@lists.window-eyes.com] 
>>>> On
>>>> Behalf Of Chris Skarstad via Talk
>>>> Sent: Friday, October 14, 2016 11:51 PM
>>>> To: darren harris; Window-Eyes Discussion List
>>>> Subject: Re: is this definite? was RE: The Phasing Out of Window-Eyes
>>>>
>>>> No official word yet.  If you want to make sure Window-eyes stays
>>>> around, please write to the VFO folks and let them know that you expect
>>>> the same type of customer service and great products as you did when ai
>>>> squared was around. This will let them know you care about the product
>>>> and that you are a loyal user.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 10/14/2016 4:17 PM, darren harris via Talk wrote:
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>
>>>>> Is this actual policy or are people just panicking? Is wineyes going 
>>>>> to be
>>>>> fazed out?
>>>>>
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: Talk
>>>>>
[mailto:talk-bounces+darren_g_harris=btinternet....@lists.window-eyes.com]
>>>>> On Behalf Of Samuel Wilkins via Talk
>>>>> Sent: 14 October 2016 20:28
>>>>> To: bj colt via Talk
>>>>> Subject: The Phasing Out of Window-Eyes
>>>>>
>>>>> Hello John,
>>>>>
>>>>> I have been drafting a letter to VFO because, as you know, there is
>>>>> speculation that Window-Eyes is going to be phased out.  If it is, I 
>>>>> am
>>>>> not switching to Jaws, because I won't be able to afford it, amongst
>>>>> other reasons.  However, in my letter, I have pointed out that if
>>>>> Window-Eyes goes, it provides a significant problem for blind people
>>>>> wanting to get into work, as not everyone has an access to work fund.
>>>>> Moreover, one of the few ways we can work, especially for younger
>>>>> people, is volunteering, and there, we may be in a crisis, as IT
>>>>> technicians are paranoid about NVDA, since it is open source, and they
>>>>> think it could contain a virus or compromise security in another way.
>>>>> We would be in limbo, as they won't want NVDA, and they won't pay for
>>>>> Jaws, as Access to Work won't pay for equipment for unpaid work, so 
>>>>> you
>>>>> would have to buy a license for every computer you use out of your own
>>>>> pocket.  What do you think?  Also, I have heard that they are 
>>>>> developing
>>>>> both Magic and ZoomText.  How come they are doing that, but phasing 
>>>>> out
>>>>> Window-Eyes?  To me, this is a case of double standards.
>>>>>
>>>>>
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