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Subject: Re: Need opinion about voicing for software codec targets

Re: Need opinion about voicing for software codec targets

From: James Teh <>
Date: 2006-04-19

Hi Steve,

Voice feedback is still useful while playing for announcement of the
menus, etc. The repeating of the filename when one presses play is, as
far as I know, a bug and not intended behaviour.


Steve Nutt wrote:
> Hi Brandon,
> Personally, I don't think it is necessary to play the voice at all when
> audio is playing. For example, when you select a file, you already know
> what the file is, so why would you want to hear it again when you press play
> or select? I would like to have a way of pressing play and just getting
> clean audio sans voice.
> All the best
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: [] On
> Behalf Of Brandon Low
> Sent: 19 April 2006 02:03
> To:
> Subject: Need opinion about voicing for software codec targets
> The current playback code plays the voice clips mixed with audio if you are
> playing audio. Is this good, or would it be better to play the voice
> _instead_ of the playing audio?
> I'm about to start working on getting voice into a releasable status on
> swcodec, so I'm interested in opinions on this before I get too deep into
> it.
> Thanks,
> Brandon

James Teh
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Received on Wed Apr 19 09:45:08 2006

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