[nabs-l] Desktop Texting Applications

J.J. Meddaugh jj at bestmidi.com
Tue Aug 10 04:44:40 UTC 2010


Hello. The website to text gateways do not work with short codes such as 
this one. Texting via phone or the Pepsi Refresh project are the ways to 
enter.

J.J. Meddaugh - ATGuys.com
A premier Code Factory, KNFB Reader, and Sendero distributor
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Jaquiss" <rjaquiss at earthlink.net>
To: "National Association of Blind Students mailing list" 
<nabs-l at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 12:27 AM
Subject: Re: [nabs-l] Desktop Texting Applications


> 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>
> To: "National Association of Blind Students mailing list" 
> <nabs-l at nfbnet.org>
> 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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