[Nfbmo] Best email system for screen readers
goodfolks at charter.net
Fri Aug 28 03:49:23 UTC 2009
outlook express, all you need do is have an account with someone like
charter or yahoo.
----- Original Message -----
From: <danflasar at aol.com>
To: <nfbmo at nfbnet.org>; <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 27, 2009 6:42 PM
Subject: [Nfbmo] Best email system for screen readers
> Hi all,
> In accordance with the Law of the Inevitability of Behavioral Change
> ("People will continue to do what they are doing until it is more painful
> to continue than it is to change")
> I have finally decided that AOL is simply too painful to continue to
> subject myself to it's intrusive commercialism than it is to learn
> something new.
> What do y'all find to be the best email program, client, etc.? I have
> a high speed DSL, a reasonably powerful processor, substantial memory and
> plenty of disk space.
> I use JAWS.
> Features I want:
> 1. No huge all-inclusive environment - AOL takes up a huge amount of
> memory, space and crashes VISTA.
> 2. Ability to perform the same function on groups of messages (delete,
> keep as new, move to folder, etc.) This can be done in AOL but it takes
> forever. Worse, if I accidentally click or hit enter on any part of any
> email, the post opens up and all the checkboxes are cleared - ya gotta
> start all over again.
> 3. Ability to easily reply and forward messages without JAWS going otu
> of forms mode.
> 4. Hopefully there are no monotonous notices that a housewife lost 30
> pounds by eating nothing but her toenails eppearing as an entry in the
> list of functions such
> as New Mail, Old Mail, IMs, Sent, Deleted Mail, Dieting Houswife,
> Contacts, Brad and Angelina adopt a gorilla, Calendar, Folders and Teeth
> sandblasting toothpaste.
> 5. I already have a yahoo account, a g-mail account and several accounts
> from my cable company (Charter) - anybody prefer one of them?
> 6. If anyone knows of a good source for learning about accessibility of
> email systems, that would be helpful.
> I will appreciate any and all suggestions - other than those who
> tell me where I can shove my email - unless they're really funny.
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