Re: Cool, Adam played my tune on today's Daily Source Code

  • From: "Darrell Shandrow" <nu7i@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 18:58:25 -0700

Hi Jerry,

I'm just getting home from work and downloading all my podcasts for the day, and will definitely have to check out DSC #270. Great. How is PMN from an accessibility point of view for the musician side of the house?

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----- Original Message ----- From: "Jerry Halatyn" <jhalatyn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2005 11:54 AM
Subject: Cool, Adam played my tune on today's Daily Source Code



Wow, I'm stunned! I dropped Adam Curry a quick note to tell him that I
posted "If Everyday Were Christmas" on the Podsafe Music Network. Well he
played it on today's Source Code, DSC-270, and was totally diggin it. He
suggested maybe getting some other artists involved and doing a kind of "We
Are the World" thing with this tune. I've written him to possibly pursue his
idea. We'll see what happens.


Jerry
a.k.a. Slau

----- Original Message ----- From: "JULIE MELTON" <jewelsong21@xxxxxxx>
To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2005 1:04 PM
Subject: RE: [music@xxxxxxxxxxx: RE: PMN Accessibility for Blind Users]



Steve,

Thanks for doing the podcast and for contacting C. C. about it. I contacted C.C. about the Captcha and find that he's at least willing to listen to accessibility concerns. I hope he will address some of the things mentioned on the show.




JulieMelton visit me at www.heart-and-music.com Keep smiling!





From: Steve Holmes <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Reply-To: blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
To: blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [music@xxxxxxxxxxx: RE: PMN Accessibility for Blind Users]
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 10:38:29 -0700

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Hey, I sent a brief message to CC Chapman of the Podsafe Music Network
probably an hour or so ago and I got his response which I'm forwarding
to the list in case you're interested.  This is a first step; Here's
hoping for continued progress in this area.

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Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 10:56:56 -0500
From: Podshow Music Network <music@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "'Steve Holmes,,,'" <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: PMN Accessibility for Blind Users

Thank you very much for forwarding this along. I'm definitely going to
listen to it (downloading now) and will forward it to our developers as
well.

I appreciate the support and also the constructive feedback which helps out
everyone.


C.C. Chapman
Manager, www.podsafemusicnetwork.com
Host, www.accidenthash.com
Host, www.uturncafe.com


- -----Original Message----- From: Steve Holmes,,, [mailto:steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: Monday, October 31, 2005 9:33 AM To: music@xxxxxxxxxxx Subject: PMN Accessibility for Blind Users

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Hi C.C.,

I'm the blind guy who signed up a few weeks ago and enjoy your site so far.
I did discover some fairly large hoops to jump through while playing tracks.
Actually, I performed a demonstration of how us blind people can use the
site with commonly used Windows screen reader technology and spoken output
on my most recent podcast. I accomplish two goals with my show;
1 - Show the world how us as blind people can nogotiate about the web and in
particular, the Podsafe Music Network web site.


2 - Draw attention to some of the difficulties that blind users can
currently run into with the PMN site.

To get more details, I invite you to listen to my most recent episode of the
HolmesGrown Solutions Podcast at
http://www.holmesgrown.com/podcasts/HGSA-2005-10-28.mp3 for the direct link
or http://feeds.feedburner.com/holmesgrown for the RSS feed.


Sorry for the length of the show but I would hope that this program might
help morph Podsafe Music Network into a site that is even better than it
currently is.

Thanks for the time.

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