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Subject: RE: Calculator plugin for recorder is underway.
From: BlueChip (
Date: 2004-04-27

> > Fred Maxwell wrote:
> > > Maybe that argues in favor of expanding the power of the plug-in
> > interface
> > > so that the voice UI can someday be a plug-in.
> >
> > That would be a huge waste of resources, if you ask me.
>In the last post, you stated that the plug-in interface was added
>specifically so that non-core functionality could be done as plug-ins rather
>than being always present. Now we've got a voice UI, which is certainly not
>a core feature that will be used by most people. So I'm not following why
>it would it "be a huge waste of resources" to improve the plug-in interface
>so that the voice UI (or other alternative output methods) could be a
> Fred Maxwell

By the very nature of the talkbox code, this feature would be nigh
impossible to move out to a plugin.

However, if it is worth your time to put in the effort - you too can call
in FAQ#77 and use it as your coding project :)



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