[ddots-l] Re: JAWS Crashing

oh,"  who knew
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Matthew McLaren 
  To: ddots-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Monday, October 09, 2006 9:01 AM
  Subject: [ddots-l] Re: JAWS Crashing


  yeh they did, verssion 5.5 came out earlier this year.
  check out their website
  and yes it does support sonar but not to the standard of jaws yet
  do some research
  www.gwmicro.com
  matt
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: James Murphy 
    To: ddots-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
    Sent: Monday, October 09, 2006 10:58 PM
    Subject: [ddots-l] Re: JAWS Crashing


    Window Eyes,  Oh Please they haven't upgraded there software in years.  
Whats up with that.  Window doesn't work with cakeTalk Right?
      ----- Original Message ----- 
      From: Matthew McLaren 
      To: ddots-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
      Sent: Monday, October 09, 2006 8:52 AM
      Subject: [ddots-l] Re: JAWS Crashing


      Hi.
      I use window-eyes in conjunction with jaws and i must say that the 
technical support for windoweyes is fantastic. I have a response within 24 
hours and they are always keen to help out as much as they can. They actually 
take your criticisms and suggestions into account and add features in future 
versions. The so-called small number of blind users of sonar have already got 
gw micro to  incorporate basic support for sonar. It is limited but it says 
something for the company, that they are willing to try. If more people request 
better support for sonar through gw micro i am sure they will incorporate it 
into future versions. 
      Being a smaller company they rely on their customer's feedback and this 
is how freedom scientific should be and they are unfortunately not.
      Ok I've had my rant, its late and i felt like speaking up lol
      matt
        ----- Original Message ----- 
        From: Sean A. Cummins 
        To: ddots-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
        Cc: MIDI-Mag 
        Sent: Monday, October 09, 2006 10:10 PM
        Subject: [ddots-l] Re: JAWS Crashing


        Dear Omar,

        I have found that JAWS 6.20.65 has proven to be the most reliable 
version of JAWS that can be used with Sonar scripts and Sonar.

        I have spoken with several people at Freedom Scientific over the last  
6 months, including Eric Damory, and the basic attitude is that the number of 
people using JAWS for music is so small, that it doesn't warrant their full 
attention.

        Just imagine if the auto industry took this posture with regard to 
their vehicles loosing wheels!  Would they say something like, "The number of 
customers using our vehicles for ambulances  is so small, that it doesn't 
really matter!"?  Addressing the wheels falling off vehicles obviously benefits 
everyone that uses the vehicle!  Taking care of all customers is just plane 
smart business sense.  Not only will it keep your current clients happy, but 
will inevitably sustained good customer relation in all that a company may sell 
or do.

        This I know for sure, that once there is an alternative screen reading 
package to JAWS, there will be such a mass exodus from JAWS that it will make 
Freedom Scientifics' heads spin!

        I personally know of developers that are working diligently to one day 
produce a compatible product for JAWS for a fraction of the current price, if 
not completely free!  The prevailing attitude of many is still "OH-YEAH!  
They'll never catch up to us!  That's what the turtle said to the hare, before 
he went to sleep overly confident in his performance as well!,  Remember, that 
was just before loosing the race!

        Take Care,

        Sean A. Cummins





          ----- Original Message ----- 
          From: Omar Binno 
          To: ddots-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
          Sent: Sunday, October 08, 2006 6:45 PM
          Subject: [ddots-l] JAWS Crashing


          Hello:

          I'm sometimes encountering JAWS crashing on my computer in the middle 
of random tasks and applications. In fact, the entire soundcard that JAWS is 
running on seems to crash. Does anybody have any suggestions? I have a pentium 
3.2 gig processor, and 2 gigs of ram.

          Thanks.

          Omar Binno


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