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From: Joe Clark
Date: Feb 20, 2006 3:10PM


Joshue O Connor:

>but those screen readers can be phenomenally expensive... JAWS,
>industry-standard in screen readers, costs as much as $600 just for
>an upgrade... Screen reader upgrades (JAWS anyway), are very
>expensive

I'm not going to run the numbers again, but that oft-repeated
shibboleth was conclusively debunked in my PDF article:

<http://www.alistapart.com/articles/pdf_accessibility/#Maguire-2>;

Some significant screen-reader upgrades are in fact free. If someone
wants to do an update I'll link to it.
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