Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: O/TWhy not iPod?
Re: O/TWhy not iPod?
From: Rocker <rocker_at_shaw.ca>
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2005 14:22:22 -0600
It sure beats the hell out of Narrator lol!
Even though Outspoken was never as sophisticated as JAWS, you could take the
floppy and run it on any Mac right from the disk. It didn't cost $$1300 US
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Panarese" <tvii_at_optonline.net>
To: "'Rockbox'" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 12:54 PM
Subject: RE: Why not iPod?
> What's wrong with VoiceOver? I use it all the time. In fact, this mail
> is coming from a Mac.
> John D. Panarese
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se]
> Behalf Of Jonas H.
> Sent: Friday, September 23, 2005 2:51 PM
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: Re: Why not iPod?
> On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 01:31:21PM -0500, Sarai wrote:
>> If you guys make it accessible i.e. it will speak, a lot of blind
>> people will be happy, but you also have to make Itunes accessible as
>> well, even though there is an alternative program out there to replace
>> Itunes, its not that great. If you guys can make it work, I know a lot
>> of blind people who will jump up and down. I just hope you do a better
>> job than the programmers who made Tiger, the voice application for
>> Apple. Its bad to say the least!
> If Rockbox were to run on iPods, it wouldn't need iTunes. You'd simply use
> it as a drive, just like Archos devices are used now.
> Jonas H
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Received on 2005-09-23