Re: NVDA beta

Don H

Maybe another idea is to have a review of the most popular addons to see
if it would be a good idea to incorporate them into the NVDA code.

On 4/5/2022 6:33 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:
On Tue, Apr 5, 2022 at 07:27 PM, Don H wrote:

I would hope that the NVDA developers do their best to not break
addon's while at the same time keep NVDA moving in the right direction.

That depends entirely on who created a given add-on, and why, and with
what intended audience.

What people need to understand is that it is always possible that an
add-on may be abandoned/orphaned, and particularly those whose history
is of the "it was created for my personal use and began making the
rounds" type.

And there are developers of some very popular add-ons who have never
even given a thought to a transition plan whereby the add-on would be
handed off to someone else were they to decide to want to walk away from

These pieces of software are gifts to the community, but they don't
carry an obligation that the person that gifted them must remain
dedicated to that add-on until the day they die.  There are occasions,
and it's typically not for commercially produced add-ons, where an
add-on will be abandoned.

Brian -Windows 10, 64-Bit, Version 21H2, Build 19044

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