Re: Beware of Chicken little

I sent that message three weeks ago.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Keith Gillard" <kgillard@xxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, July 05, 2005 4:25 PM
Subject: Re: Beware of Chicken little


Yaah!  & now you just dragged it all out again.  What does this serve?

Keith
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eugene Baroni" <meangene124@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2005 10:33 AM
Subject: Re: Beware of Chicken little


>a sermon worth listening too.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Karl Smith" <karl@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2005 8:17 AM
> Subject: Beware of Chicken little
>
>
> Hello Folks,
>
> Recently, as you know, there has been far to much traffic on this list
> about
> the death of Freedom Scientific, and/or its lack of service, and/or care
> about its customers, and/or its lack of support for one or another piece
> of
> hardware.  First of all let me say that I think FS has some good things
> and
> bad things about it.  Sometimes it comes through with flying colors on an
> issue and sometimes it falls short.  This is just the way things happen in
> the world.  I also do not mean to dispute that some people have had bad
> experiences with FS or at least they perceive that they have which is the
> same thing in the end.
>
> Bruce commented earlier that there are some700 members on this list.
> During
> this recent flurry of the sky is falling messages I have noticed that, as
> usual, most of the more than 100 messages I have seen have come from
> perhaps
> ten people.  I have seen at times a run of messages from person a then
> person b and then person a again.  This sometimes makes things appear to
> be
> much worse than they are.  About a month ago there was a run of messages
> about all the problems people were having with version 6.1 and someone
> wrote
> that eighty percent of the messages they had seen were about the problems
> with 6.1 and that because of this they weren't going to load it.  I just
> want to remind people that if you see a hundred messages and eighty of
> them
> deal with one problem be sure that you pay attention to how many of the
> eighty are from the same few people.  I'm not trying to discount or deny
> that problems can and do exist with JAWS and FS as I know they do.  I
> simply
> want to warn you not to be as Chicken Little and think the sky is falling
> every time someone says that it is.  End of sermon.
>
> Karl
>
> ____________________
>
> Karl Smith
> Access Technology Specialist
> Axis
> 4304 South El Camino St.
> Taylorsville, Utah 84119
>
> Phone:  866-824-7885
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> E-mail: karl@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>
> No one will ever go broke underestimating the intelligence of the human
> race.
>
>   - H. L. Menkin
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