Re: Best chat program for a newbie? (was:Re: Jaws in MSN!)

  • From: "Victor Bishara Real Estate" <victorbishara@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 19:19:59 -0800

Can I use JAWS IN CHAT ROOMS?
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Grimsby" <jimgrims@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 12:13 PM
Subject: RE: Best chat program for a newbie? (was:Re: Jaws in MSN!)


> Per your request we need to define terms here.
> A chat program or client is a program that allows you to interact with a
> chat room such as irc or yahoo chat.
> The to most widely used for this is mirc and yahoo messenger.  Now for
> the next term instant messaging.
> Instant messaging is a system by witch you interact with people you have
> on your contact list.  These people write you a message and you receive
> the message as soon as they send it.  Unlike email where you have to
> wait for it to get on to your pop server.
> By far the most popular of these is aim and msn messenger.  Windows
> messenger uses the msn protocol also.
> Hope this clears things up.
>
> jim grimsby
> msn: jim.grimsby@xxxxxxx
> email:  jimgrims@xxxxxxxxxxx
> skype: jim.grimsby
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Yardbird
> Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 10:04 AM
> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Best chat program for a newbie? (was:Re: Jaws in MSN!)
>
>
> Jim,
> thanks for the recommendation for Windows Messenger.  it's reassuring to
>
> know that it'll be easy to learn how to use, in terms of Jaws
> accessibility.
> I'd still like it if anyone has any idea about which of the chat
> programs
> seems to be the most widely used, not only by blind and low vision users
> but
> in general.
>
> As for my health issue, thanks for asking!  I had the radiation
> treatment
> last Tuesday at the Norris Cancer Center here at the University of
> Southern
> California (USC) Hospital (it's not a cancerous tumor, don't worry), and
> as
> they kept me under varying degrees of sedation all through the
> procedures, I
> wasn't either terrified nor in pain then, happy to report.  But, and
> this is
> a normal after-effect of this sort of radiation treatment, as soon as
> all
> sedation wore off, as well as some local anesthetic used on my scalp so
> they
> could place these pins in my head to affix a special aluminum frame for
> the
> targeting, I was hit with the worst headache I'd ever experienced in my
> life, along with a feeling that someone was stabbing me in the ear with
> a
> spike.  But a constant round of Vicodan kept the pain down, like a pit
> bull
> locked in its dog house, softly growling, and after a couple of days I
> was
> back to normal.
>
> As for the actual results of the treatment, this can't be known until at
>
> least the first MRI after six months, to see whether the tumor has
> stopped
> growing and may even be cooperatively dying.  There's a very good
> statistical chance that the treatment will be successful in this
> essential
> sense.  And at least for now, I've saved what was left of the hearing in
>
> that ear, whereas any option for microsurgery would have likely
> diminished
> or simply ended it.  Other symptoms persist, including balance problems
> (
> sometimes lurch like a drunk), but one thing at a time.  There's no free
>
> lunch with this kind of tumor deal, so it's survival first, then the
> rest.
>
> Again, thanks for asking.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jim Grimsby" <jimgrims@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 9:42 AM
> Subject: RE: Best chat program for a newbie? (was:Re: Jaws in MSN!)
>
>
> Hi,
> Well in your case use windows messenger it is included with xp it works
> right out of the box with jaws 4.02 and later And it is easy to setup.
> You never told the list how your operation went! I hope it all went
> well. jim grimsby
> msn: jim.grimsby@xxxxxxx
> email:  jimgrims@xxxxxxxxxxx
> skype: jim.grimsby
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Yardbird
> Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 9:26 AM
> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Best chat program for a newbie? (was:Re: Jaws in MSN!)
>
>
> Hi guys,
>
> I missed a lot of this thread because I don't use any chat program  so I
>
> didn't open the messages.  but I gave in to my curiosity and read one or
> two of the most recent ones just now, and it made me wonder if maybe I
> shouldn't invest a little effort in learning at least one of the chat
> program, just case it allows for a little more online communication one
> of these days.
>
> So I have a pretty basic question, and I invite listers like Bruce who
> seems to have extensive and comprehensive knowledge of this topic.  I
> would love to be able to use at least one chat application, but I'd love
> to know which would provide the optimal combination of widespread use
> and popularity as well as relative simplicity for a newbie like myself,
> including whatever
>
> scripts are available for Jaws 7 to make it usable, if they have to be
> found and installed.
>
> Thanks.  It's just that in the last couple of years before the Internet
> spread so widely, And I could still see the text on my screen, I used to
>
> belong to a local BBS (bulletin board system) and really enjoyed
> real-time chat.  But when I imagine doing that with Jaws, it overwhelms
> me, the very idea, of lines of text constantly appearing onscreen,
> immediately followed by yet more, the very thing that was so exciting
> and fun when I could see to do this visually.
>
> Thanks for suggestions.
> From: "Wong" <allanwkf@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 8:59 AM
> Subject: Re: JAWS in MSN!
>
>
> hi Jouie,
>
> As I mention in my previous email, the script that come with jaws 5.0
> may not support fully for msn 7.5.  After I do a double check, the
> script that include in jaws 5.0 for msn is version 1.85 and with jaws
> 6.20 is version 1.90.  As I remember correctly, jaws 6.20 only support
> msn up to version 6.2, so, for version 5.0 of jaws I don't think can
> support up to the latest version of msn.
>
>
> hth
> From: "Jouie" Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 14:46
>
>
> Ya I realized those now. But, my question now will be, if ever you want
> to do it manually, where can you find this option? I mean the settings
> for enabling/disabling the typing sound?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Wong
> Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 12:17 AM
> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: JAWS in MSN!
>
> hi Jouie,
>
> may I know you are using JFW 5.0 with which version of MSN?
>
> when you read the help section, do the help stated the command is work
> find with which version of MSN?
>
> if you are using MSN higher then version 6.2, this command may not
> useable.
>
> if you are using JFW 7.0, this setting can be found in JAWS Verbosity by
> pressing insert+v.
>
> hth
>   From: Jouie Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 6:03 AM
>
>
>   I read the help section of my JAWS 5.0. I went to popular applications
> and I chose MSN Messenger looking for JAWS commands for this instant
> messenger program. Then, as expected, I found few commands that have
> triggered my curiosity enough for me to open MSN immediately! As stated,
> I pressed ctrl shft f12 (toggle command) to hear a sound if the contact
> is typing. Also, ctrl alt f12, also a (toggle command), to hear JAWS
> says a message if the contact is typing etc. Now my question is, do
> these commands work?
>
>   Regards,
>
>   E-mail me at:
>
>   jouiecel27@xxxxxxxxx
>
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