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Re: What did you do with Emacs!!!!!


From: Lee Sau Dan
Subject: Re: What did you do with Emacs!!!!!
Date: 09 Apr 2003 08:33:56 +0200
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>>>>> "Phillip" == Phillip Lord <address@hidden> writes:

    Phillip> It depends how he is using Emacs. An emacspeak interface
    Phillip> would work well within both. However there is still an
    Phillip> advantage to using a windowing version of emacs, as
    Phillip> simply moving between the emacs window and other windows
    Phillip> will be easier, as it will have the correct title, that
    Phillip> is "emacs" instead of "xterm", or "command prompt" or
    Phillip> whatever.

Wouldn't the command  prompt (and many other programs)  be enhanced by
being run  from within  an Emacs window?   At least,  Emacsspeak would
handle these without further configurations!  :)


    Phillip> Most of the speech interfaces out there do actually
    Phillip> reflect the visual interface. Many of the windows ones
    Phillip> for instance, when they are reading text will only read
    Phillip> what is actually on screen. Hence the blind user still
    Phillip> needs functionality to minimize and maximize windows,
    Phillip> rather than just move between them, even though you might
    Phillip> have though this was a purely visual cue.

I hope there won't be  3-D animated colourful icons on their desktops.
(And  a  dancing paperclip  would  certainly  be  confusing for  these
people.)


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