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Re: Does anyone think this will be fixed?
Yes, I too have contacted people I know there,
and they've expressed their powerlessness and frustration.
Bottom line is that if they're not responsive to their
customers who ultimately need them they'll become
irrelevant and replaced by someone else.
>>>>> "Janina" == Janina Sajka <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Janina> Raman is right. RFB&D is far too tightly in love
Janina> with Windows and M$ proprietary tricks.
Janina> May I add that several of us have complained to
Janina> them about their website. I have, and I know
Janina> highly respected officers of RFB&D have
Janina> themselves complained--all to no avail.
Janina> Their excuse is that they feel the need to
Janina> provide glitz to the D in their name. They
Janina> believe glitz and accessibility can't really go
Janina> hand in hand, so glitz and the D part of their
Janina> name win, inasmuch as they're now the greater
Janina> part of RFB&D's subscriber base.
Janina> Not good. Not good at all considering as how
Janina> these same people are making critical, early
Janina> decisions regarding technology for deploying
Janina> DAISY textbooks.
Janina> 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.
Janina> Janina Sajka,
Janina> Director Technology Research and Development
Janina> Governmental Relations Group American Foundation
Janina> for the Blind (AFB)
Janina> Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (202) 408-8175
Janina> Chair, Accessibility SIG Open Electronic Book
Janina> Forum (OEBF) http://www.openebook.org
Janina> Will electronic books surpass print books? Read
Janina> our white paper, Surpassing Gutenberg, at
Janina> Download a free sample Digital Talking Book
Janina> edition of Martin Luther King Jr's inspiring "I
Janina> Have A Dream" speech at
Janina> Learn how to make accessible software at
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