Re: Here we go again!


Well the same drama hit audiogames forum.

No one will be leaving nvda, I mean brousers get updates, windows gets updates to get in line with things.

Python is a versatile language and still good for what it is.

But yeah something does need to be handled where older addons could just work unless they really need updating.

On 21/10/2021 10:44 am, Jujube wrote:
I 100% agree. There is no reason to get paranoid this quickly, 2022.1 is still months away and I'm sure addons will be compatible by the time 2022.1 is released. I also commend the developers for doing the absolute best they can. 

On Wed, Oct 20, 2021 at 2:40 PM Governor staten <govsta@...> wrote:

Such is life with software, especially that of the alpha kind. In order to move forward, things are changed. This, unfortunately, breaks backwards compatibility.

I will commend the devs herein. They quickly resolve these issues. You know that this is alpha software. They let you know that things can, and do, break.

On 10/20/2021 5:23 PM, Carlos wrote:
Today I downloaded the alpha version of nvda 2022.1. And, once again add-ons will need to be updated to work with nvda 2022.1.

Someone really needs to come up with some kind of add-ons patch that will make "All!" add-ons work with current/future versions of nvda! Otherwise, the use of add-ons will become very impractical!

I wonder if at some point breaking add-ons compatibility will have an effect on the usability of nvda as a usable screen reader?

NVDA is taking a very big risk in annoying users by constantly breaking add-ons compatibility! At some point nvda users will grow tired of all this nonsense. And, will just walk away from nvda. And, those who depend on nvda for their daily use will be without a free open source screen reader!

Maybe its time for nvda to be taken over by developers that will know how to better handle upgrading nvda while keeping add-ons compatible for all users!

And, maybe its time to move away from python as it is the cause of all these add-ons breaking their compatibility?

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