Rockbox.org home
release
dev builds
extras
themes manual
wiki
device status forums
mailing lists
IRC bugs
patches
dev guide



Rockbox mail archive

Subject: Re: Voices

Re: Voices

From: Neon John <jgd_at_johngsbbq.com>
Date: 2006-01-29

On Sat, 28 Jan 2006 16:41:17 -0800, "Grant Hardy"
<granthardy@gmail.com> wrote:

>But I don't get it, couldn't lawyers access the site just like the rest of
>us?
>
>Sorry to sound argumentative, I'm just curious what you mean by that...

If I don't have visible links to the files and don't let the indexing
robots in (robots.txt) then one needs the exact fully qualified URL to
access the file(s).

It isn't NSA quality security but it does make casual prowling more
difficult. My site has a wide variety of deep linked files hosted for
various groups. I can tell by the log file that they're not being
accessed frequently - just what I intended.

John

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Neon John" <jgd@johngsbbq.com>
>To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>Sent: Saturday, January 28, 2006 4:04 PM
>Subject: Re: Voices
>
>
>> On Sat, 28 Jan 2006 14:56:11 -0800, "Grant Hardy"
>> <granthardy@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>What do you mean by "outsiders"?
>>
>> People like lawyers :-)
>>
>>>Also, can anyone else contribute their own voices - I was hoping one
>>>person
>>>per At&T voice could contribute the file.
>>
>> Way back in the dark ages during the telephone deregulation, I
>> designed a long distance operator-assisted switch around a network of
>> PCs (screaming 16mhz 386 Compaqs at $3500 a pop!) I needed all the
>> usual voice prompts. I hired a female DJ to read my scripts into the
>> digitizer I'd set up in a PC. I think I paid her $50 for the session.
>> We used the radio station's voice-over box (soundproof studio about
>> the size of a phone booth) and microphone and got superb quality
>> prompts.
>>
>> That might be the way to resolve this voice problem once and for all.
>> Find someone with voice training to read all the prompts, one right
>> after another, and split them up with a sound editor. Might not even
>> have to pay him/her.
>>
>> John
>>
>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>From: "Neon John" <jgd@johngsbbq.com>
>>>To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>>>Sent: Saturday, January 28, 2006 2:22 PM
>>>Subject: Re: Voices
>>>
>>>
>>>> On Sat, 28 Jan 2006 13:42:01 -0800, "Grant Hardy"
>>>> <granthardy@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>Well, I don't use their software, but I figure since lots of us have
>>>>>already
>>>>>downloaded the Rockbox voices we may as well share them with everyone.
>>>>>If
>>>>>the moderators agree to this we could post links to the files from
>>>>>www.yousendit.net or www.megaupload.com or a similar service on the list
>>>>>for
>>>>>others to download.
>>>>
>>>> Send me a copy and I'll put them on my web site in a deep link that
>>>> isn't visible to outsiders. A link can be put in the docs if desired.
>>>> I have plenty of web space and the site'll be around for a long time.
>>>>
>>>> I can handle up to 8mb via email. After that yousendit.com.
>>>>
>>>> John
>>>>
>>>> ---
>>>> John De Armond
>>>> See my website for my current email address
>>>> http://www.johngsbbq.com
>>>> Cleveland, Occupied TN
>>>> A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.-Ralph Waldo
>>>> Emerson
>>>
>> ---
>> John De Armond
>> See my website for my current email address
>> http://www.johngsbbq.com
>> Cleveland, Occupied TN
>> A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.-Ralph Waldo
>> Emerson
>

---
John De Armond
See my website for my current email address
http://www.johngsbbq.com
Cleveland, Occupied TN
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Received on Sun Jan 29 04:03:56 2006

Page was last modified "Jan 10 2012" The Rockbox Crew
aaa