[Nfbmo] Best email system for screen readers
b.schulz at sbcglobal.net
Fri Aug 28 04:17:25 UTC 2009
i suggested charter webmail as outlook express is difficult to get.
Dan has vista so he has internet explorer 8 or 7 at the least and outlook
express stopped being included after explorer 6.
people may have to get used to windows live mail, read:
----- Original Message -----
From: "fred olver" <goodfolks at charter.net>
To: "NFB of Missouri Mailing List" <nfbmo at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 27, 2009 10:49 PM
Subject: Re: [Nfbmo] Best email system for screen readers
> outlook express, all you need do is have an account with someone like
> charter or yahoo.
> Fred Olver
> ----- 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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