Re: Google Chrome

After reading the article, it seems clear that the very features that will make it so convenient for sighted people will make it harder for blind people to use. It appears to be icon driven instead of menu driven which would make access difficult. The only advantage to the browser would appear to be its increased security if it proves to be superior to other browsers.


Gary King
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----- Original Message ----- From: "Adrian Spratt" <Adrian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 6:41 AM
Subject: Re: Google Chrome


This morning's New York Times has a helpful article describing Chrome's innovations, suggesting why it may be inaccessible, demonstrating how much work yet needs to be done, and pointing out that it is open source. You may need to set up an NY Times account, which is free, but here's the link to the printable version:

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/03/technology/personaltech/03pogue.html?th=&emc=th&pagewanted=print

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gerald Levy" <bwaylimited@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 6:53 AM
Subject: Re: Google Chrome

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 Yesiltas 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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