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John Holcomb II
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I’ve never had anyone who I upgraded to Windows 10 have any issues.
And while I don’t use W10 as my primary driver, its close enough to windows 7 to work just fine. In fact, narrator might be all some people need. And if any screene reader is going to work great with skype over anything else, it’ll be first party hardware.
Also I think Doug wouldn’t be putting out scripts and NVDA addons if skype did not work with them.
And if something for some reason didn’t work, he’d be the first person to tell us here.
Now I’ve e not upgraded my Skype because I choose not to. Not because I think it won’t work. There’s a difference.
Just like I choose to stay on Windows 7. For my main driver.
But if someone slapped Skype 8 and W 10 in front of me and said here are scripts, you have no choice, I’m sure I could make it work. I’ve been using computers and screne readers and know how to use the curcers to get around screen if nothing else.
But all and all, I trust Doug who made the scripts that he wouldn’t put out a halfassed unworkable product.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> On Behalf Of Shaun Oliver
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2018 6:07 PM
Subject: Re: [skypeenglish] Microsoft Backtracks, Classic Skype Lives to See Another Day - Thurrott.com
I'm going to comment here, and I'm likely going to not only appear contrary, but, quite harsh, and I make no appology for it. you have been warned.
Firstly, Sarah is right. Skype 8, even though it is still called Skype preview, is very easy to navigate. if you have experience navigating a web style interface, you can navigate skype without issue. If you've yet to at least gain competency in navigating a web interface or similar, then you have nobody to blame but yourself for the issues you're facing navigating Skype 8. I am talking collectively here I am not pointing the finger at any one individual.
Furthermore, the interface is no different under windows7 as it is, under windows 10. As for windows 10 being unstable, Pardon my use of the colorful vernacular, but, bullshit!
Unless you know what you speak of, hold your tongue and if you must offer an oppinion, make it an informed oppinion not filled with supposition and hearsay. Windows10 is quite stable. and as is with any other platform, yes, things break. sometimes majorly when there's an update, but, the same is true of both IOS and android and I might add, MacOSX.
Software developers now not only listen to feedback about accessibility these days, but, they listen to feedback about what's broken and fix it in fairly short order. So have a care how you speak, because unless your oppinions are based on actual provable evidence, you are talking out of the wrong orifice and need to give the other one a go.
On 10/08/2018 02:47, Sarah k Alawami wrote: