Re: Thoughts on JAWS 6

  • From: "Steve Vandecar" <kg7ed@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 20:51:50 -0800

My thoughts on this version of JAWS is the same as the last one.  I have 
paid for two SMA's and have got nothing for it except that I have been able 
to help them fund their online authorization scheme.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dean Schmidt" <dschmidt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, December 17, 2004 5:00 PM
Subject: Re: Thoughts on JAWS 6


> Just been using it a day. It seems quite stable so far, and I just love 
> the
> automatic announcement of the progress of progress bars in IE and other
> programs.
>
> Dean
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bruce Toews" <water_drinker@xxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, December 17, 2004 12:52 PM
> Subject: RE: Thoughts on JAWS 6
>
>
>> Don't get me wrong, but for the authorization issue, I'd be using 6 in a
>> heartbeat. I'm not one to wait for stability in a version before trying 
>> it
>> out. That's why I offered several times to be a beta tester, and on and
>> on. I just don't feel like dealing with the bureacuracy of trying to get 
>> a
>> new auth disk three months before the auth disk is obsolete.
>>
>> Bruce
>>
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>> On Fri, 17 Dec 2004, Cy wrote:
>>
>> > Bruce,
>> > I tend to agree with you about waiting for 6.0.
>> > It seems that 6.0 is fairly stable but it is too early to tell.
>> > You know, the problem with leading the charge is all of the arrows you
>> > get in your back.
>> > Cy, theAncient One...
>> >
>> >
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>> > Behalf Of Bruce Toews
>> > Sent: Friday, December 17, 2004 11:30 AM
>> > To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> > Subject: Re: Thoughts on JAWS 6
>> >
>> >
>> > Well, the version of JAWS at work is under a completely different
>> > license,
>> > and thankfully all updated without a hitch. I was debating whether or
>> > not
>> > to call FS and try to arrange for another auth disk or something to
>> > replace the one at home which isn't being accepted, but with all the
>> > headaches I've been having this month with electronics, I really didn't
>> > feel like dealing with FS support. So I think, much as it irks me, I'll
>> > wait until March and just PRAY that FS resolved my SMA issue and I will
>> > get the ILM version to which I'm entitled.
>> >
>> > Bruce
>> >
>> >
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