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Re: Does anyone think this will be fixed?
Raman is right. RFB&D is far too tightly in love with Windows and M$
May I add that several of us have complained to them about their website.
I have, and I know highly respected officers of RFB&D have themselves
complained--all to no avail.
Their excuse is that they feel the need to provide glitz to the D in their
name. They believe glitz and accessibility can't really go hand in hand,
so glitz and the D part of their name win, inasmuch as they're now the
greater part of RFB&D's subscriber base.
Not good. Not good at all considering as how these same people are making
critical, early decisions regarding technology for deploying DAISY
On Tue, 4 Dec 2001, T. V. Raman wrote:
> how to fix it?
> fire their server administrator and take his/her job, get
> them running a real server etc etc.
> >>>>> "Doug" == Doug Smith <email@example.com> writes:
> Doug> Hi, Raman. I did ask RFBD last night. I hope that
> Doug> they will fix that thing so we can use their
> Doug> search faxility. It has been out for quite some
> Doug> time, in fact, since I tried using it with the
> Doug> 12.0 release of emacspeak. This is at least the
> Doug> second or third time I have requested that server
> Doug> be fixed, but it seems to fall on deaf ears. I
> Doug> wish I knew how to fix it, I would.
> Doug> Thanks.
> Doug> -- Doug Smith: The Righteousness of GOD, Son of
> Doug> GOD, Joint Heir with CHRIST and Keeper Of The
> Doug> Light.
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