I was reading through the Talks manual last night, and found a statement prohibiting the benchmarking of Talks against other competing products. If I misread that, I'll stand corrected. _____ From: blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Slythy_Tove Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 7:40 PM To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [bct] Re: Podcast on comparing JAWS and Window-Eyes Larry, So long as companies are willing to abuse researchers and writers for providing unbiased information you will find few people except Consumer Reports are willing to deal with the fall out from companies. Consumer reports will not write on screen readers because the market is too small. Consumer reports is routinely threatened with legal action by companies when they test products and report they are wanting in some regard. Car companies scream to high heavens about rollover reports and threaten suits for loss of market share. Unless one is an organization such as consumer reports and have your own legal staff to deal with corporate thugs the consumer is left high and dry. Slithy - No good deed goes unpunished Larry Skutchan <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: I wonder why someone doesn't put something like this with examples into a nice presentation that perspective screen reader users could use as background information. I sure wish I had something like this when I got started, and it seems to be something that noone wants to talk about. I'd love to publish that report or an update to it, too. If someone wants to sue, we've got Dan's team on our side (rrin), but I can't see how suppressing valuable information like that is in anyone's interest. Hey, let the screen reader folks tell their side of the story, too--unedited.