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Subject: Re: an idea/suggestion
From: Paul \ (paul_at_gamingmp.com)
Date: 2003-09-21


Just how slow would it be?

Björn Stenberg wrote:

> Glenn Ervin at home wrote:
>
>>If synthetic speech is using up the 2 Mb ram, it may need more memory for
>>processing the MP3s.
>>I do not understand which data is loaded where yet, so I know that this
>>might be wrong.
>
>
> You are missing the real problem: We can only play mp3 data. Even if we could synthesize speech, we need to mp3-encode it before it can be heard.
>
> The 12MHz cpu is much too slow to mp3-encode in real time.
>



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