[nfb-talk] Losing DVS
John G. Heim
jheim at math.wisc.edu
Fri Jan 16 14:22:01 UTC 2009
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From: "Alan Wheeler" <awheeler at neb.rr.com>
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Subject: Re: [nfb-talk] Losing DVS
> John, you said:
> "You know, I checked it out. You can't even buy a transmitter w/o closed
> captioning. It's not an add-on piece of equipment. It's just built into
> every digital television transmitter. Furthermore, it's built into every
> digital television receiver. You don't have to look for a particular
> television or a particular digital converter box. They all have closed
> captioning. That should be how it is with SAP & DVS."
> Reread that last sentence, please. What you just stated is an opinion, it
> so happens you got disagreed with and now all you can do is spew sour
> grapes on this list. I, for one, am tired of it. We get it, we get it,
> you think DVS should be everywhere in the universe. But, I repeat, that is
> *YOUR OPINION!* Now, grow up and accept the fact that the NFB thought the
> issue ought to be approached differently. I am sorry if I seem harsh, but
> you keep coming back to blaming the NFB, and the fact is that all they
> share the blame in is in disagreeing with the opinion of one Mr. John G.
> Heim. Sorry, sir, but that isn't a crime.
Stop calling me "sir".
What you're saying makes absolutely no sense. The National Federation of
the Blind takes action that is counter to my best interests and I should
just accept that? Why?
Why shouldn't I complain when the NFB does things that harm me?
Why shouldn't I complain when the NFB does things that harm me? That just
makes no sense for you to say I shouldn't
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