[macvoiceover] Re: Fwd: Microsoft office 2008 for macintosh. please read this

oh, I thik we can come close.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Hess" <johnythehess@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <macvoiceover@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2008 8:50 PM
Subject: [macvoiceover] Re: Fwd: Microsoft office 2008 for macintosh. please 
read this


Hmmm, ya gotta wonder and we probably will never know that will we?
On Jan 22, 2008, at 8:32 PM, David Poehlman wrote:

> Microsoft has been shamming the assistive technology community for
> years and
> throwing money around like it's watter to underline their point but
> at the
> end of the day, how much of microsoft is really accessible and how
> much of
> it is accessible because the little guys sweatted bullets and hacked
> into
> software and operating systems to make it happen.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Hess" <johnythehess@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <macvoiceover@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2008 8:21 PM
> Subject: [macvoiceover] Re: Fwd: Microsoft office 2008 for
> macintosh. please
> read this
>
>
> Cheryl, you raise some very valid points and I don't have an answer
> for that. Perhaps in our minds it's too late but in my opinion any
> opportunity we have to share our concerns is a valid one.  If anyone
> knows about the need for accessibility it is certainly Microsoft.
> They have made changes in windows apps to accommodate this need. the
> name "Microsoft accessibility" says it all doesn't it?
> On Jan 22, 2008, at 7:49 PM, Cheryl Homiak wrote:
>
>> I'm sorry but this doesn't make a lot of sense to me. Is Microsoft
>> trying to say they are in the dark about what the problems are and
>> need us to tell them about it? The developers were certainly able to
>> turn on voiceover and see what the issues were. Had they asked us
>> for this feedback before 08 was released I could see it but why now
>> when the cow is already out of the barn so to speak? I could also
>> understand it had it not ben reported on this list that office 08
>> was expected to be accessible. Likde David, I'm not shooting the
>> messenger and i hope this isn't a sham but I have to say I have
>> definite doubts.
>>
>
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