RE: The Next Version Number?

 How did you learn to 
read and write?  With print or with Braille or with audio?
With Braille and audio! Been blind scence berth. So learning with print
would not have been an option.  Not sure how the above pertains to this
topic though.  

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Grimsby" <jimgrims@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2005 9:18 AM
Subject: RE: The Next Version Number?


Thank you duly noted.  I suspect  that the rest of the list did not feel
in need of a grammar lesson but I am always welcoming new information.
By the way how many people do you know that say an while they are
talking?  A email usually is written in conversational English. And with
abbreviated langwige as below. Hth

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Dave Durber
Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2005 6:39 AM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: The Next Version Number?


Hello Jim:

Swap the letter A as in "a upgrade" for the word an as in "an upgrade".

The way that you are using the letter A in your messages, makes the
upgrade sound as if an upgrade is an indefinite article, which it is
not.

sincerely:

Dave Durber

On Mon, 20 Jun 2005 21:56:03 -0700, you wrote:

>No this is not true
>It is not always true that a update must be free.  A update is always a

>major version change from 6 to 7 an update it a change in the point it 
>has nothing to do with the cost of the program. Hth
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
>Behalf Of Chipmunks
>Sent: Monday, June 20, 2005 2:46 PM
>To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: RE: The Next Version Number?
>
>
>With previous versions of jaws, e.g. 3.5 to 3.7.x or 4.0.x to 4.5.x, an

>upgrade was one where the number behind the period changed. It was only

>with jaws 5.x and 6.x that an upgrade was a change from 5.x to 6.x and 
>now from 6.x to 7.x.
>
>I think it depends on the companies policcy and version numbering. An 
>upgrade counts against a sma, a minor update does not.
>
>Cheers,
>
>Doris
>
>At 10:00 AM 6/20/2005 -0700, you wrote:
>>Hi,
>>A upgraid in software terms is when the version number it self before 
>>the point changes so a upgrade is 6 to 7. A update on a program is 
>>anything that causes the version number after the point to change so a

>>update is 6.0 6.1 and so on Hth
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
>>Behalf Of Yardbird
>>Sent: Monday, June 20, 2005 7:45 AM
>>To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>Subject: Re: The Next Version Number?
>>
>>
>>Hi Margaret,
>>
>>Just read Eric's own message here, giving the details of changes in 
>>the
>
>>update.  Why is everyone discussing this in the first place?  Weeks 
>>ago,
>>
>>someone mentioned that an update would soon be coming out, and that 
>>Eric had announced it at a convention.  This was very clearly the 
>>announcement of an interim update, which is a regular sort of thing.  
>>I believed it and didn't
>>give it another thought until the list became alive with rumors and
>>questions, back and forth.  This could have been due to only two
>things.
>>
>>One, maybe people aren't reading their list messages.  Two, maybe some

>>people don't know the difference between the terms "update" and 
>>"upgrade."
>>
>>They are not synonyms.  They don't mean the same thing.  An update is 
>>a
>
>>free modification to the current version of the program.  An upgrade 
>>is
>
>>a new
>>
>>version or new release, whichever term you prefer.
>>
>>Hope this helps.
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Margaret Thomas" <iluvtoread@xxxxxxx>
>>To: "jfw" <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>Sent: Monday, June 20, 2005 4:09 AM
>>Subject: Fw: The Next Version Number?
>>
>>
>>Here is a post from Eric at FS clarifying the confusion about the next

>>release of JAWS. Margaret
>>
>>
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Eric Damery" <EricD@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>To: <Jawslite@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>Sent: Monday, June 20, 2005 6:56 AM
>>Subject: RE: The Next Version Number?
>>
>>
>>During the next two weeks, we will post another Free Update for JAWS 
>>6.x users. This will be version 6.2 and in addition to many requested 
>>fixes, it will offer the ability to let a PAC Mate user control their 
>>PC and Desktop JAWS. This will include Keyboard in put, synthesizer, 
>>and Braille output all from the PAC Mate BX or QX models. There will
be
>
>>more details on this shortly.
>>
>>Following that, will be an SMA release in September. This will be the 
>>version 7.0. Regards, Eric
>>
>>
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