Re: Google Chrome

Did Firefox have a 20% share of the market the day after it was
released? Why are we even having this discussion at this stage of the
game?

Bruce


On Wed, 03 Sep 2008 11:01:00 -0400, "Gerald Levy"
<bwaylimited@xxxxxxxxxxx> said:
> 
> Unless Chrome achieves a significant portion of the browser market, I
> highly 
> doubt that FS or the other screen reader purveyors are going to devote 
> substantial resources to making their products accessible with Chrome. 
> At 
> least Firefox commands almost 20% of the browser market, so FS had a 
> compelling reason to make JAWS work with it.  So unless Chrome can garner
> at 
> least 15% of the browser market at IE's expense, FS probably won't even 
> bother to pay any attention to it.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "David Jennette" <dcjenn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 10:10 AM
> Subject: Re: Google Chrome
> 
> 
> > I'm sure the screen reader manufacturers will have to take a look at it. 
> > Who knows, maybe it will become accessible in a few months or most likely, 
> > years.  Remember, Firefox wasn't accessible at the beginning either.
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Gerald Levy" <bwaylimited@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 8:14 AM
> > Subject: Re: Google Chrome
> >
> >
> >>
> >> Maybe we should give them a couple of years.  Obviously, they had no 
> >> intention of making Chrome screen reader accessible. Besides, between IE 
> >> and Firefox, do JAWS users really need another web browser?
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> From: "Bruce Toews" <Bruce@xxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 9:03 AM
> >> Subject: Re: Google Chrome
> >>
> >>
> >>> Or perhaps we should give them longer than a day before we pass
> >>> judgment.
> >>>
> >>> bruce
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Wed, 03 Sep 2008 06:53:25 -0400, "Gerald Levy"
> >>> <bwaylimited@xxxxxxxxxxx> said:
> >>>>
> >>>> I also tried installing Google Chrome with no success.  Maybe Google
> >>>> should
> >>>> stick to search engines and leave the browser field to Microsoft and
> >>>> Mozilla.
> >>>>
> >>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >>>> From: "Brandon B" <serrebi101@xxxxxxxxx>
> >>>> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>> Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 12:34 AM
> >>>> Subject: Re: Google Chrome
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> > Yep, google chrome isn't accessible . Google should care more , but 
> >>>> > it's
> >>>> > beta 1, so I'm not holding anything.
> >>>> > Ömer Ye&#351;ilta&#351; wrote:
> >>>> >> Hello all, a few days ago, someone asked about google's new web 
> >>>> >> browser
> >>>> >> Chrome. i have downloaded and installed it but i found it extremely
> >>>> >> inaccessible with jaws. i could only find the edit box to type the
> >>>> >> address and after it opened the site i couldn't navigate neither 
> >>>> >> with tab
> >>>> >> nor arrow keys. and when i pressed insert+f1, jaws says jaws may not
> >>>> >> recognize this windows etc.
> >>>> >
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