Re: Seeking possible tasks for Dueling Operating Systems at CSUN

Thanks, John.  I also agree that each presenter should include, in an
initial overview, the performance specs of the computer and cost of both
hardware and software components of the system.
 Jamal
 On Thu, 6 Mar 2008,
John Greer wrote:

> Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 13:30:15 -0600
> From: John Greer <jpgreer17@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reply-To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Seeking possible tasks for Dueling Operating Systems at CSUN
>
> www.outpost.com is a good one for the graphics labeling.  It is an online
> computer shopping site.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jamal Mazrui" <empower@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, March 06, 2008 6:13 AM
> Subject: Re: Seeking possible tasks for Dueling Operating Systems at CSUN
>
>
> > Thanks, John.  I also like the idea of labeling graphics -- can you
> > provide an example of a web page where this is needed or substantially
> > improves productivity?
> > Jamal
> > On Wed, 5 Mar 2008,
> > John Greer wrote:
> >
> >> Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2008 20:23:44 -0600
> >> From: John Greer <jpgreer17@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Reply-To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Subject: Re: Seeking possible tasks for Dueling Operating Systems at CSUN
> >>
> >> Quickest boot times from first press of the on button to screen reader
> >> start.
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Jamal Mazrui" <empower@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2008 4:37 PM
> >> Subject: Seeking possible tasks for Dueling Operating Systems at CSUN
> >>
> >>
> >> >I am moderating an event called Dueling Operating Systems at the CSUN
> >> > conference next week.  Three users of an operating system and screen
> >> > reader
> >> > combination will compete for a couple hours:  Windows with JAWS, the
> >> > Mac with VoiceOver, and Gnome/Unix with Orca.
> >> >
> >> > We agreed to develop a long list of possible tasks that would each take
> >> > from about 3 to 5 minutes using software that comes with the operating
> >> > system, except for JAWS and Microsoft Office.  Either I or others I
> >> > enlist
> >> > would pick a selection of tasks from the list at the actual event.
> >> > Each task should be described in a general enough way so that someone
> >> > can
> >> > choose the application and screen reader techniques that achieve the
> >> > same
> >> > result.
> >> >
> >> > If anyone has suggestions about possible tasks to include on the list,
> >> > I
> >> > welcome such input.
> >> >
> >> > Jamal
> >> >
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