Hello Dave I met Ted Henter in 1990

  • From: "Alan Dicey" <adicey@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2010 12:59:35 -0500

Hello Dave,
I apoligize if my message was not apropiate for the list, but I thought the person said he had been using JAWS since the 1980's, and when I met Ted Henter, in late 1990, almost 1991, he was still developing JAWS.
It had not been released yet!

Thank you!

With Best Regards,
Alan
Miami, Florida
Alan Dicey, President
United States Braille Chess Association - USBCA
"Yes, Blind and Visually Impaired People, Can, and Do, Play Chess!"
United States Braille Chess Association Home Page: http://AmericanBlindChess.org


----- Original Message ----- From: "Farfar Carlson" <dgcarlson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, November 22, 2010 12:41 PM
Subject: Re: I met Ted Henter in 1990


Alan,

What's the context of your message? I find nothing to tell me why you posted
this reply.

Fill me in.

Dave
Composed in the Audio Recording and Mixing Studios, San Jose, California


----- Original Message ----- From: "Alan Dicey" <adicey@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, November 22, 2010 06:43
Subject: I met Ted Henter in 1990


Dear Friends,
Well, I met Ted Henter in November 1990 when he came to a Blind Computer
Users Group I had founded here in Miami.
He basically came to say he was developing a Screen Reading software.

I must tell you, I did not take him very serious, nor did I think many of
the nearly 30 attendents did

I actually chuckled to myself of course, when he took the speakers stand and
started his presentation, "How does this guy think he can go up against
Digital Equipment Company, DEC Talk, the IBM Screen Reader, Giant
corporations that could throw as much money into their Screen reading
software programs as they cared to".

I had not a clue that he was on to something fantastic!
I remember him as a very kind soft spoken, cordial gentleman.
I am so glad it worked out for him, and us!

With Best Regards,
Alan
Miami, Florida
Alan Dicey, President
United States Braille Chess Association - USBCA
"Yes, Blind and Visually Impaired People, Can, and Do, Play Chess!"
United States Braille Chess Association Home Page:
http://AmericanBlindChess.org




----- Original Message ----- From: "Farfar Carlson" <dgcarlson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, November 22, 2010 9:17 AM
Subject: Re: new on the list


Hello Bob!

Welcome to the list. Since the 1980s? What version of JAWS are you
currently
using? Some of us are using JAWS 12 on various platforms and have noticed
some vagaries in operation. What's your experience?

Dave
Composed in the Audio Recording and Mixing Studios, San Jose, California


----- Original Message ----- From: "bob mathews" <bmathews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, November 21, 2010 22:10
Subject: new on the list


Hi all,
I am new on the list, but have been a JAWS user since the 1980tys...


Bob Mathews
Bob Mathews Consulting
866 6343773
bmathews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx



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