Re: [jfw-users] FW: Avoid Switching to Windows 11 As Long as Possible!!
John Holcomb II
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And have they tried different configs from different computers?
I’d think by now the pitch forks would be out if there were really this many problems across the board.
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Friday, December 03, 2021 11:01 AM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] [jfw-users] FW: Avoid Switching to Windows 11 As Long as Possible!!
Advice from a user I believe is technically knowledgeable enough to say this on another list is to wait three months after a new full release of Windows such as Windows 11 comes out. That’s to avoid bugs which haven’t been worked out yet and because there may be areas in which screen-readers don’t work as well for a time. Of course, if people want to have the latest and are willing to put up with potential problems, that’s up to them but I think that is good advice, and I’ve seen similar advice over the years, for people who want to use Windows for getting things done reliably and dependablly and who want to upgrade but who aren’t particularly experimenters and who can wait to get the newest thing.
Aside from that, I don’t know anything about the organization who wrote the message but they are generalizing in a manner which appears to be unjustified and makes me suspicious about their reliability. I’m not saying these things don’t happen and they may happen enough to be a problem, but if they are happening, as the message strongly implies to everyone, then why have many people upgraded on lists like this and we haven’t heard much of anything about these problems? and why didn;’t we hear anything during beta testing on this list?
In short, I consider the message to be cautionary, you may have such problems but not as any sort of proof about how likely it is that you will.
On 12/3/2021 7:51 AM, Gerald Levy via groups.io wrote:
For a nation to admit it has done grevous wrongs and will strive to correct them for the betterment of all is no vice;
For a nation to claim it has always been great, needs no improvement and to cling to its past achievements is no virtue!