Re: Story Boards

  • From: "Nimer Jaber" <nimerjaber1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2007 08:55:13 -0600

Yeah, I agree.

On 10/10/07, Chris Hofstader <chris.hofstader@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Mathew,
> Did you actually read my post before tossing a hissy fit about my last
> resort suggestion of legal action or do you have a vocabulary impairment
> that led you to first ignore the technical solutions I offered up as
> possible ideas for bridging the gap between his need for accessible tools
> and his lecturer's history of rejecting his other attempts at doing so on
> his own?
> If you happened to notice, I included legal action as a last resort - after
> trying a number of technical solutions, talking to the professor and, if
> none of that worked, going to the Dean of Students and, if the problem still
> cannot be resolved, then look into legal action.
> If Brown didn't sue the Board of Education and Thurgood Marshall didn't do
> such an excellent job of working the case, who knows what might have
> happened next in the context of school segregation.  Would you have
> suggested that Rosa Parks was nothing more than a trouble maker for sitting
> in the no nigger zone on the bus?
> What I gleaned from Marvin's post is that he already seems to have talked to
> his professor and tried using accessible tools to make a story board which
> have been rejected. Specifically, Marvin states, "...sighted students, would
> draw navigation and story board diagrams.  now, I had to do this in word
> tables and tried html.  but my lecturer is still not happy with what i have
> come up with."
> So, I suggested a few more technical options that he could try but if the
> professor has his mind set on a certain look and feel for said story boards
> and will continue rejecting Marvin's attempts at finding an accessible
> solution then what do you suggest Marvin do in lieu of failing the course
> due to the blockheaded lecturer?  Where do you guys suggest he go if all
> accessible solutions are rejected?
> As we are what the United Nations calls the "most oppressed minority in the
> world," we need to keep all potential weapons in our arsenal.  If that means
> finding a technical solution that one's professor (in this case) will
> accept, then we have a friendly solution.  What do you suggest when friendly
> attempts do not result in a positive outcome?
> Happy Hacking,
> cdh
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