That's correct. Doug anounced it in June, and in two months, it will be
December

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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 2:09 PM
To: Bryan Peterson; Window-Eyes Discussion List
Subject: Re: Contacting VFO Regarding Window-Eyes

did anyone ever think that they are still figuring it out?  it's not even 6
months.
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From: "Bryan Peterson via Talk" <talk@lists.window-eyes.com>
To: "Tony C" <tch...@mediacombb.net>; "Chris Skarstad" 
<rascal0...@verizon.net>; "Window-Eyes Discussion List" 
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Subject: Re: Contacting VFO Regarding Window-Eyes


> True. I would have hoped to hear at least something official by now, 
> although I do still hope that at least the free Office version of WE 
> will continue to remain available.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony C via Talk
> Sent: Saturday, October 15, 2016 1:29 PM
> To: Chris Skarstad ; Window-Eyes Discussion List
> Subject: Re: Contacting VFO Regarding Window-Eyes
>
>    Well, if it wasn't true or at least very proable we would have been 
> told something by now.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Skarstad via Talk
> Sent: Saturday, October 15, 2016 9:45 AM
> To: Kenneth Son ; Window-Eyes Discussion List
> Subject: Re: Contacting VFO Regarding Window-Eyes
>
>                     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-----
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>>> m]
>>> 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.com@lists.window-ey
>>>> es.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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