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Subject: Re: new voice files available
From: Glenn Ervin at Home (
Date: 2004-04-30

previously I noted to the list that the ViaVoice you offered seems to
pronounce hundred as one hundred, so file 235, for example, says: two one
hundred thirty five
I first noticed this in the battery setting, where it read twenty two one
I wondered if you had fixed this yet?

----- Original Message -----
From: "arnaud" <>
To: "Rockbox development" <>
Sent: Sunday, April 25, 2004 12:07 PM
Subject: Re: new voice files available

>I must say that the quality of this voice is excellent! Nice to have a
>voice as a choice. The depth, articulation, phrasing and response is as
>good or better then Mary and certainly, Crystal. Jourg have you considered
>using the IBM voice for the Deutschland language? I think it would be
>superior to the MS and Text Aloud voices given that German is such a
>guttural language?

I don't speak German, but maybe Jorg will do it with the IBM TTS.

btw, if one need the same voice file with a faster pronunciation of
the messages, please write me in private.

Arnaud de Bonald - Paris, France - Sysop Netcava BBS


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