[bksvol-discuss] Re: Using the MacRE: Re: Proofreading Hiatus for Lissi Until Late Monday

  • From: Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 13:29:39 -0700 (PDT)

Good to know. Thanks, Kim
Cindy

Wish List (i.e., books wanted added to the collection) and books-being-scanned 
list available at sites below



Wish List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Bookshare+Wish+List

Books Being Scanned List: 
https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Books+Being+Scanned+List


--- On Fri, 10/23/09, Kim Friedman <kimfri11@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Kim Friedman <kimfri11@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Using the MacRE: Re: Proofreading Hiatus for Lissi 
> Until Late Monday
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Friday, October 23, 2009, 4:10 AM
> Hi, Cindy, if you go to the store to
> by a computer from Appal, anyone you
> purchase will have the OSX operating system and VoiceOver
> built in. I don't
> know if there are people on this list who own a Mac, but
> they can tell you
> about how accessible it is. Also, I understand that you can
> get a program
> for it that will allow you to do Windows stuff, in effect,
> you can run two
> operating systems on the same computer. I have no idea how
> this is done, but
> there some techies who know about this. Also, if you go to
> Appal's web site,
> you can find out what they're doing. Now there's an iPod
> Touch which is
> supposed to be fully accessible. Regards, Kim. 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Cindy
> Sent: Friday, October 23, 2009 1:55 AM
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Proofreading Hiatus for Lissi
> Until Late
> Monday
> 
> I'm glad you explained Evan. You subject line gave me a bit
> of a worry that
> she was ill or something.
> 
> Maybe now is the time for you guys to switch to Macintosh.
> There's a program
> for using on Macs; hopefully Apple wiull soon make Macs
> easy to use for
> blind people.
> Cindy
> 
> Wish List (i.e., books wanted added to the collection) and
> books-being-scanned list available at sites below
> 
> 
> 
> Wish List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Bookshare+Wish+List
> 
> Books Being Scanned List:
> https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Books+Being+Scanned+List
> 
> 
> --- On Thu, 10/22/09, EVAN REESE <mentat3@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> 
> > From: EVAN REESE <mentat3@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Proofreading Hiatus for
> Lissi Until Late 
> > Monday
> > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Date: Thursday, October 22, 2009, 9:56 AM
> > 
> > 
> >  
> >  
> > 
> > 
> >  
> > Hello Fellow
> > Booksharians,
> >  
> > Just a short note to let
> > you all know that Lissi
> > has had some serious computer trouble, but she should
> be back online 
> > by Monday evening.
> >  
> > I'm just mentioning it
> > here because I know there
> > are several people whose scans she proofreads on a
> regular basis and 
> > we thought that it would be a good idea to let you
> know that she is 
> > not willingly neglecting her proofreading.
> >  
> > A gentleman who definitely
> > knows what he is doing
> > IMHO, took a look at it this morning. In addition to
> having an 
> > extensive virus infection, which her antivirus
> software did not tell 
> > her about, she needs either a new video card, a new
> monitor, or both. 
> > He was having trouble seeing the screen well enough to
> work 
> > effectively. He will be bringing both on Monday.
> > Also, the system will get a complete disk wipe and
> reinstallation of 
> > Windows XP and all her applications to clear out the
> virus, and also 
> > to get rid of a number of malfunctions involving
> Windows that were 
> > around before the virus infection.
> >  
> > Hopefully,, if all goes
> > well, she'll be able to get
> > back in action by Monday evening. Because she's told
> me, I know that 
> > she very much misses proofreading and is eager to get
> back to it as 
> > soon as ever she can.
> >  
> > Evan
> >  
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
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