[nabs-l] Desktop Texting Applications

Robert Jaquiss rjaquiss at earthlink.net
Tue Aug 10 04:27:32 UTC 2010


Hello:

     I just tried www.txtdrop.com. I was able to send a text message to my 
phone, so I know it works. The problem with the Youth Slam vote is that the 
destination number is not 10 digits long. Is there a way around this?

Regards,

Robert

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "H. Field" <missheather at comcast.net>
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Sent: Monday, August 09, 2010 7:43 PM
Subject: Re: [nabs-l] Desktop Texting Applications


> go to.
> www.txtdrop.com
> totally accessible
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Peter Donahue" <pdonahue1 at sbcglobal.net>
> To: <nabs-l at nfbnet.org>
> Cc: <nfb-web at nfbnet.org>; "Mary Donahue" <braille at sbcglobal.net>;
> "NFBnet NFBCS Mailing List" <nfbcs at nfbnet.org>
> Sent: Monday, August 09, 2010 2:26 PM
> Subject: [nabs-l] Desktop Texting Applications
>
>
> Good afternoon everyone,
>
>    We wish to cast our votes for the NFB Youth SLAM to receive
> funding from
> Pepsi but not if we must deal with CAPTCHAS thank you. Since we don't
> have
> talking cell phones we're curious to know if there are desktop
> applications
> that allow one to send text messages as if they were doing it from a
> cell
> phone and how usable are they by the blind?
>
>    We want to participate but not if we're forced to deal with Web
> site
> security methods that lock us out. If there's a way tos submit our
> votes
> from our desktops as text messages freeing us from dealing with any
> CAPTCHAS
> for any part of the process that would be wonderful. We want to see
> the
> Youth SLAM funded but not at the expense of stances regarding Web site
> accessibility taking a back seat when money is up for grabs.
>
> Peter and Mary Donahue
>
>
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