[nvda] Re: Evolution Mail and nvda.

  • From: Geoff Shang <geoff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: nvda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 00:11:12 +0300 (IDT)

On Wed, 24 Jun 2009, Derek Roberts wrote:

No, I was just comparing it to running a windows app with wine. If you can get an interface up, it's totally inaccessible, orca won't even read the text on the screen.

But this is an inaccurate comparison. WINE actually runs the windows application, meaning you'd need some kind of Windows access solution to even have a hope of reading it. Evolution for Windows is actually a Windows application, it's just an inaccessible one. The fact that there is also a Linux build of Evolution is not the point. There are also Linux builds of Firefox. The only reason why Evolution is inaccessible is that the graphical toolkit it uses is not accessible. Many other Windows applications are inaccessible for exactly the same reason.


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