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Article: Microsoft will replace edge with chrome-basedbrowser for windows 10

David Moore
 

Hi all!

I am a Windows insider, and I am using Narrator with Google Chrome browser in insider build 18290.

Narrator works just as well in Chrome, as JAWS or NVDA does.

It will come out in the Spring update.

David Moore

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Felix G.
Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 12:42 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Article: Microsoft will replace edge with chrome-basedbrowser for windows 10

 

Don't worry, I have every reason to believe they are very much

committed to accessibility. The transition to UIA was for very valid

reasons even though it created some uncomfortable moments, but that's

what happens for most paradigm shifts.

Let's all make liberal use of the feedback hub when things break for us.

All the best,

Felix

Am Mi., 5. Dez. 2018 um 17:32 Uhr schrieb Jason White via Groups.Io

<jason@...>:

> It's reported here that UIA clients such as Narrator can now access the IAccessible2 API used by Chrome.

> https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-build-18267-heads-out-fast-ring-insiders

> (not yet released, apparently)

> -----Original Message-----

> From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Joseph Lee

> Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 10:10 AM

> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io

> Subject: Re: [nvda] Article: Microsoft will replace edge with chrome-based browser for windows 10

> Hi,

> This changes if Microsoft insists on using UIA to communicate with the supposed new browser/rendering engine.

> Cheers,

> Joseph

> -----Original Message-----

> From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Felix G.

> Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 6:44 AM

> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io

> Subject: Re: [nvda] Article: Microsoft will replace edge with chrome-based browser for windows 10

> Hi!

> If the new variant will be Chromium-based, chances are it will play nice with NVDA.

> Best,

> Felix

> Am Mi., 5. Dez. 2018 um 15:37 Uhr schrieb Joseph Lee

> <joseph.lee22590@...>:

> >

> > Hi,

> > Like any rumors, this is bound to change without notice if market conditions and other variables change.

> > Cheers,

> > Joseph

> >

> > -----Original Message-----

> > From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jacob

> > Kruger

> > Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 6:31 AM

> > To: nvda@nvda.groups.io

> > Subject: Re: [nvda] Article: Microsoft will replace edge with

> > chrome-based browser for windows 10

> >

> > Ron, while I, honestly, haven't bothered trying out edge too much, all I really meant with my comment was that, if MS themselves are discarding it, then it might not merit much more attention from the NVDA developers?

> >

> >

> > And, if it's going to come up in it's current state at times, then, hopefully NVDA versions won't get confused about how they should handle it - if differently at all.

> >

> >

> > But, I primarily just posted this article here since I found it interesting from a browser end-user point of view.

> >

> >

> > Stay well

> >

> >

> > Jacob Kruger

> > 082 413 4791

> > Skype: BlindZA

> > "Resistance is futile...but, acceptance is versatile..."

> > On 2018-12-05 4:24 PM, Ron Canazzi wrote:

> > > Hi Jacob,

> > >

> > >

> > > The only issue I have had with NVDA and Edge is the inability of

> > > NVDA to recognize visited links.  I have used Edge with great

> > > success on and off over the past year or so--although I do prefer

> > > Firefox as my default browser.

> > >

> > >

> > > On 12/5/2018 5:50 AM, Jacob Kruger wrote:

> > >> https://mybroadband.co.za/news/software/288342-microsoft-will-repla

> > >> ce -edge-with-chrome-based-browser-for-windows-10-report.html

> > >>

> > >>

> > >>

> > >> They don't mention anything like time-scale, but, presume this will

> > >> mean NVDA devs, etc. can leave out too much worrying about edge

> > >> buffering compatibility?

> > >>

> > >> Jacob Kruger

> > >> Blind Biker

> > >> Skype: BlindZA

> > >> "Resistance is futile...but, acceptance is versatile..."

> > >>

> > >>

> > >>

> > >>

> >

> >

> >

> >

> >

> >

>

 

 

 

 

What made microsoft drop its own brouser?

It seemed to be proud of it.

I am not complaining, if chrome is used, I wander if we can use all google features like cloud print and extentions.

And if that is the case then in theory we don't need to have our own brouser on win10.

On 12/6/2018 12:26 PM, David Moore wrote:
Hi all!
I am a Windows insider, and I am using Narrator with Google Chrome browser in insider build 18290.
Narrator works just as well in Chrome, as JAWS or NVDA does.
It will come out in the Spring update.
David Moore

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sent from Mail for Windows 10

From: Felix G.
Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 12:42 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Article: Microsoft will replace edge with chrome-basedbrowser for windows 10

Don't worry, I have every reason to believe they are very much
committed to accessibility. The transition to UIA was for very valid
reasons even though it created some uncomfortable moments, but that's
what happens for most paradigm shifts.
Let's all make liberal use of the feedback hub when things break for us.
All the best,
Felix
Am Mi., 5. Dez. 2018 um 17:32 Uhr schrieb Jason White via Groups.Io
<jason=jasonjgw.net@groups.io>:
It's reported here that UIA clients such as Narrator can now access the IAccessible2 API used by Chrome.
https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-build-18267-heads-out-fast-ring-insiders
(not yet released, apparently)

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Joseph Lee
Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 10:10 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Article: Microsoft will replace edge with chrome-based browser for windows 10

Hi,
This changes if Microsoft insists on using UIA to communicate with the supposed new browser/rendering engine.
Cheers,
Joseph

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Felix G.
Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 6:44 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Article: Microsoft will replace edge with chrome-based browser for windows 10

Hi!
If the new variant will be Chromium-based, chances are it will play nice with NVDA.
Best,
Felix
Am Mi., 5. Dez. 2018 um 15:37 Uhr schrieb Joseph Lee
<@joslee>:
Hi,
Like any rumors, this is bound to change without notice if market conditions and other variables change.
Cheers,
Joseph

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jacob
Kruger
Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 6:31 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Article: Microsoft will replace edge with
chrome-based browser for windows 10

Ron, while I, honestly, haven't bothered trying out edge too much, all I really meant with my comment was that, if MS themselves are discarding it, then it might not merit much more attention from the NVDA developers?


And, if it's going to come up in it's current state at times, then, hopefully NVDA versions won't get confused about how they should handle it - if differently at all.


But, I primarily just posted this article here since I found it interesting from a browser end-user point of view.


Stay well


Jacob Kruger
082 413 4791
Skype: BlindZA
"Resistance is futile...but, acceptance is versatile..."
On 2018-12-05 4:24 PM, Ron Canazzi wrote:
Hi Jacob,


The only issue I have had with NVDA and Edge is the inability of
NVDA to recognize visited links. I have used Edge with great
success on and off over the past year or so--although I do prefer
Firefox as my default browser.


On 12/5/2018 5:50 AM, Jacob Kruger wrote:
https://mybroadband.co.za/news/software/288342-microsoft-will-repla
ce -edge-with-chrome-based-browser-for-windows-10-report.html



They don't mention anything like time-scale, but, presume this will
mean NVDA devs, etc. can leave out too much worrying about edge
buffering compatibility?

Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
Skype: BlindZA
"Resistance is futile...but, acceptance is versatile..."
















 

so are they ditching edge?


On 12/5/2018 4:26 PM, David Moore wrote:

Hi all!

I am a Windows insider, and I am using Narrator with Google Chrome browser in insider build 18290.

Narrator works just as well in Chrome, as JAWS or NVDA does.

It will come out in the Spring update.

David Moore

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Felix G.
Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 12:42 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Article: Microsoft will replace edge with chrome-basedbrowser for windows 10

 

Don't worry, I have every reason to believe they are very much

committed to accessibility. The transition to UIA was for very valid

reasons even though it created some uncomfortable moments, but that's

what happens for most paradigm shifts.

Let's all make liberal use of the feedback hub when things break for us.

All the best,

Felix

Am Mi., 5. Dez. 2018 um 17:32 Uhr schrieb Jason White via Groups.Io

<jason@...>:

> It's reported here that UIA clients such as Narrator can now access the IAccessible2 API used by Chrome.

> https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-build-18267-heads-out-fast-ring-insiders

> (not yet released, apparently)

> -----Original Message-----

> From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Joseph Lee

> Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 10:10 AM

> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io

> Subject: Re: [nvda] Article: Microsoft will replace edge with chrome-based browser for windows 10

> Hi,

> This changes if Microsoft insists on using UIA to communicate with the supposed new browser/rendering engine.

> Cheers,

> Joseph

> -----Original Message-----

> From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Felix G.

> Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 6:44 AM

> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io

> Subject: Re: [nvda] Article: Microsoft will replace edge with chrome-based browser for windows 10

> Hi!

> If the new variant will be Chromium-based, chances are it will play nice with NVDA.

> Best,

> Felix

> Am Mi., 5. Dez. 2018 um 15:37 Uhr schrieb Joseph Lee

> <joseph.lee22590@...>:

> >

> > Hi,

> > Like any rumors, this is bound to change without notice if market conditions and other variables change.

> > Cheers,

> > Joseph

> >

> > -----Original Message-----

> > From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jacob

> > Kruger

> > Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 6:31 AM

> > To: nvda@nvda.groups.io

> > Subject: Re: [nvda] Article: Microsoft will replace edge with

> > chrome-based browser for windows 10

> >

> > Ron, while I, honestly, haven't bothered trying out edge too much, all I really meant with my comment was that, if MS themselves are discarding it, then it might not merit much more attention from the NVDA developers?

> >

> >

> > And, if it's going to come up in it's current state at times, then, hopefully NVDA versions won't get confused about how they should handle it - if differently at all.

> >

> >

> > But, I primarily just posted this article here since I found it interesting from a browser end-user point of view.

> >

> >

> > Stay well

> >

> >

> > Jacob Kruger

> > 082 413 4791

> > Skype: BlindZA

> > "Resistance is futile...but, acceptance is versatile..."

> > On 2018-12-05 4:24 PM, Ron Canazzi wrote:

> > > Hi Jacob,

> > >

> > >

> > > The only issue I have had with NVDA and Edge is the inability of

> > > NVDA to recognize visited links.  I have used Edge with great

> > > success on and off over the past year or so--although I do prefer

> > > Firefox as my default browser.

> > >

> > >

> > > On 12/5/2018 5:50 AM, Jacob Kruger wrote:

> > >> https://mybroadband.co.za/news/software/288342-microsoft-will-repla

> > >> ce -edge-with-chrome-based-browser-for-windows-10-report.html

> > >>

> > >>

> > >>

> > >> They don't mention anything like time-scale, but, presume this will

> > >> mean NVDA devs, etc. can leave out too much worrying about edge

> > >> buffering compatibility?

> > >>

> > >> Jacob Kruger

> > >> Blind Biker

> > >> Skype: BlindZA

> > >> "Resistance is futile...but, acceptance is versatile..."

> > >>

> > >>

> > >>

> > >>

> >

> >

> >

> >

> >

> >

>

 

 

 

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