Help, I need a Windows VM for my work

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Mon Aug 30 20:35:30 UTC 2021

Hi Janina,

There is no expiration date for this offer <smile>.

About the configuration options: feel free to send me your specs, 
including the
origin and final destination of each sound stream, and your current config
files so I can imagine how you could set this up in Slint.

I just updated part of our a11y stack as you can see on top of this

I will update speech-dispatcher as soon as Samuel tags 11.0 and will also
update the audio apps in the coming days.

The HandBook also got a few updates:

I have been a teacher for young kids, alas a bad one. This began almost 51
years ago and lasted only 3 years, fortunately for the students...


Le 30/08/2021 à 10:15, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
> Yeah, I would never consider John a fool either. We met once at a CSUN,
> so I personally know better.
> But, Didier, I swear you don't look 72 in your photo! <smile>
> And, I hope that special offer for W3C Chairs is still open, as my old
> Macbook Air is coming to its end of life with Apple.
> What's my worst fear of yet another Linux distro? Yet another set of
> configuration options to grapple with.
> What's the most enticing aspect? All that excellent support from
> Professor Didier. These youngsters know what they're doing these days!
> <big grin>
> Janina
> Linux for blind general discussion writes:
>> Hi John,
>> I don't think anyone here will mark you as a fool, certainly not me.
>> Having one system par machine is certainly a trouble free solution.
>> Another one is to have each system on a separate drive (one being possibly
>> removable)
>> Or dual boot, if there is enough space on the drive and the machine boots in
>> EFI mode.
>> I take this occasion to tell you that Slint that I maintain is free for
>> people meeting all the conditions listed below:
>> 1. Smart
>> 2. Linux developer
>> 3. Blind
>> 4. Deaf
>> 5. At least 2O years older that the Slint maintainer.
>> Hint: I am 72 years old
>> So, I'd be glad that you try Slint and give us a feedback. <smile>
>> All you need to know should be in our handbook:
>> Please let us know also how to enhance Slint and its documentation.
>> Warm regards,
>> Didier
>> --
>> Didier Spaier
>> Slint maintainer
>> Le 10/08/2021 à 14:34, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
>>> Well, this will probably mark me as a fool, but I just use a Linux machine and a Windows machine connected by Samba.
>>> Computers are relatively inexensive now, so why bother with virtual machines?
>>> John
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