Re: Thunderbird will become a webbased application - What about accessibility?


Arlene
 

Hi, I tried to install thunderbird on this computer. But it would not allow gmail on it. So I am using the windows ten mail app.

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Chris Smart
Sent: February 8, 2021 7:31 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Thunderbird will become a webbased application - What about accessibility?

 

Why not wait and see how things turn out?

 

 

 

On 2021-02-08 10:25 a.m., Roger Stewart wrote:

> Guess I'll be looking for another email program soon.  Too bad as

> Thunderbird has worked great with nvda for many years.

> Roger

> On 2/8/2021 5:40 AM, William wrote:

>> Oh, I am sad about this news.

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>> Christian Schoepplein 8/2/2021 18:37 寫道:

>>> Hi,

>>> 

>>> regarding to a presentation at FOSDEM 2021 it is planed to make

>>> Thunderbird more and more a webbased application based on Electron.

>>> 

>>> I wonder what that means regarding to accessibility in Thunderbird

>>> in general and what other free graphical mailer will be available

>>> for Windows if Thunderbird might become inaccessible or at least

>>> very inefficient regarding to useability when it is a full webbased

>>> program.

>>> 

>>> Is anyone in touch with the Thunderbird developers and can find out

>>> more about their plans and how much they will have accessibility in

>>> mind?

>>> 

>>> I fear they do not care much about accessibility, so the next

>>> question is what can we do to bring this isue more into the public?

>>> 

>>> It would be really sad to loose the only really free and good to use

>>> graphical mailer for Windows. AFAIK there are not much alternatives

>>> left then, which is a real shame for such a central and important

>>> form of communication for blind people, especialy in this very

>>> challenging times :-(.

>>> 

>>> Cheers,

>>> 

>>>   Schoepp

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