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On 07/28/2011 04:21 PM, Christian Lohmaier wrote:

All that I see & know for sure is that it took 5 years and the code
still is not in the repo.

IBM claims that since it was in an OOo 1.1.x branch, it was in the repo,
and that it is Sun's fault that it wasn't incorporated into OOo 2.x, or
OOo 3.x.

A claim that ignores that it was placed in the branch substantially
after development of the main trunk the branch was part of, had ceased

Rather than suggesting Symphony, suggest switching to linux instead.

Trying to switch a blind user to Linux is an exercise in futility.

None of the screen readers for Linux are even close to being "drop in"
replacements for JAWS.

Retraining a blind person to use Linux isn't a matter of spending two or
three days in training. Instead, you are looking at 60 - 90 days of
training, of which a good third of which will be sitting at the desk of
the blind user, helping them overcome the design flaws of the software
that they are attempting to use.

If Bing copied Google, there wouldn't be anything new worth requesting.

If Bing did not copy Google, there wouldn't be anything relevant worth

                              DaveJakeman 20110207 Groklaw.

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