Re: Alpine and Pico (fwd)


Arlene
 

You’d probably have to ask the developer to somehow develop a windows version along with linix. 

 

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From: Christopher Gray
Sent: February 7, 2020 9:44 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] 3rd Request for Assistance

 

Patches pretty much relate to the Linux/Unix version, not the Windows version.

 

 

Chris

 

On Fri, 7 Feb 2020, Arlene via Groups.Io wrote:

 

>

> Yes, I can’t remember it’s home page. If you google it, there’s a

> frequently asked question page. Also there are new and old Patches  you can

> download to your Program Alpine.  If you can’t use it you can let the

> developer know and he can help you. I googled the info last night after you

> asked on Wednesday. Due to a reason I had to google something else.

>

>

> Sent from Mail for Windows 10

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>

> From: Christopher Gray

> Sent: February 7, 2020 9:35 AM

> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io

> Subject: Re: [nvda] 3rd Request for Assistance

>

>

> My answer to thkat is that Alpine and Pico are currentlym maintained.  If

> help

>

> from their developer(s) is needed, it would be given.

>

>

> Chris

>

>

> On Fri, 7 Feb 2020, Brian

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> Vogel via Groups.Io wrote:

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> > On Tue, 18 Jun 2019 , Christopher Gray wrote:

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> >>

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> >> I use two fairly old pieces of software: the Alpine email client; the

> Pico

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> >> text editor.

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> >

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> > The fact is that a lot of "fairly old pieces of software" were not

> written with accessibility in mind at all, and if they are not being

> maintained and updated, are very unlikely to become accessible with any

> screen reader that does not already work with them.

>

> >

>

> > Screen reader developers, and developers in general, have little enough

> time to keep up with ongoing changes that they cannot ignore if they wish

> to remain working with currently supported operating systems and software.

> Any expectation that they can, or should, reach back into the distant past

> for software no longer maintained, or even maintained but where the

> developers of said software have done nothing to make it compatible with

> screen readers, is unreasonable and unrealistic.

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> >

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> > --

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> > Brian *-* Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363

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> >

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> > *Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.*

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> >

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> > ~ Madonna

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