[bct] Re: More accessible audible Manager V. coming soon

  • From: "Don Barrett" <donter@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 18:51:57 -0500

That's because of the screwy jaws scripts. 

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Brent Harding
Sent: Wednesday, March 01, 2006 5:43 PM
To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [bct] Re: More accessible audible Manager V. coming soon

How long ago has 5 been out? I recently started using audible again a couple
weeks ago. The one I have always tends to bring up a weird web page and
never lets me back in the book list unless you cursor and click on one.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ray Foret Jr." <rforetjr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 10:48 PM
Subject: [bct] Re: More accessible audible Manager V. coming soon

>I tell you right now; I sure hope this is true.  I did download the version
> five of the Audible Manager; and, let me tell y'all, it just is impossible
> to use with jaws.  this looks like it could be good news, if true.
> Sincerely yours,
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> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Don" <donter@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 9:36 PM
> Subject: [bct] More accessible audible Manager V. coming soon
> Thought you all might want to see this.
> Don
> -----Original Message-----
> From: BlindAudibleListeners@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:BlindAudibleListeners@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Yardbird
> Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 3:51 PM
> To: BlindAudibleListeners@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: More accessible audible Manager V. coming soon
> I just got off the phone with tech support at Audible, and in the course 
> of
> our conversation, the representative mentioned that the Audible developers
> have been revising Audible Manager 5 to interact better with screen 
> readers,
> and will soon release the update for download and installation.
> the screen reader user who has been acting as their consultant and beta
> tester on this effort has also been preparing an instruction sheet for 
> this
> tweaked version of the interface, which I think he means to make available
> to the rest of us.
> I asked the person if Audible was planning to post an announcement when 
> the
> update was available, and so far as he knows, the only plans so far are to
> add mention of it to the Audible Frequently Asked Questions page.
> I suggested they might do well to make sure that someone, maybe this
> consultant himself, posts an announcement right here to this list.  I
> emphasized that although the Jaws-unfriendliness of Audible Version 5 was
> discussed on the list, no one seems to be thinking of the FAQ page as a
> place to check every day, without expectations, to see if there might be
> some mention of this issue.
> So, we may soon be told about some good accessibility news, enabling more 
> of
> us to upgrade to the latest version of Audible Manager without fear and
> loathing.
> Daniel
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