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John

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Amazon agrees to cripple Kindle 2 (Download Squad)

Feb 17th 2010 9:59AM First of all, it's capital "I" when referring to yourself. Secondly, the visually impaired don't have blind dogs, they have seeing-eye dogs. Thirdly, they don't use sticks, they use canes. That's the highest density of errors in a single paragraph I've ever seen ! And you call me an idiot...

My point was simple. Text-to-speech technology has its developmental roots in aiding the visually impaired reader. They should be up in arms over this ridiculous faux-pas by Amazon and the fact that there hasn't been a peep out of them (so far) is no less incredible than the seeming acceptance of abuse of handicapped parking slips. I make no apology for my previous missive but I do for your response to it.

I would say that you were illiterate but I fear you would respond that your parents were married.

Amazon agrees to cripple Kindle 2 (Download Squad)

Feb 28th 2009 5:13PM First of all, it's capital "I" when referring to yourself. Secondly, the visually impaired don't have blind dogs, they have seeing-eye dogs. Thirdly, they don't use sticks, they use canes. That's the highest density of errors in a single paragraph I've ever seen ! And you call me an idiot...

My point was simple. Text-to-speech technology has its developmental roots in aiding the visually impaired reader. They should be up in arms over this ridiculous faux-pas by Amazon and the fact that there hasn't been a peep out of them (so far) is no less incredible than the seeming acceptance of abuse of handicapped parking slips. I make no apology for my previous missive but I do for your response to it.

I would say that you were illiterate but I fear you would respond that your parents were married.

Amazon agrees to cripple Kindle 2 (Download Squad)

Feb 28th 2009 2:32PM What amazes me is that the one time when the minority voice (in this case the visually impaired) would have a credible complaint, they are oddly silent. I'm going to go park in a handicapped spot now!