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Subject: Re: Tts in rockbox

Re: Tts in rockbox

From: Angelo Sonnesso <asonnesso_at_gemdayservices.org>
Date: 2006-05-27

And then of course there are those folks who have 20/20 vision and are still
blind.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Juan Hernandez" <juanh@cox.net>
To: "'Rockbox'" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, May 27, 2006 3:16 AM
Subject: RE: Tts in rockbox

> Yes, but needs for a visually impared (partially sited) person and a blind
> person (totally siteless) are very different.
>
> Thus the distinction must be made.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]
> On
> Behalf Of Rocker
> Sent: Friday, May 26, 2006 4:46 PM
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: Re: Tts in rockbox
>
> However,
>
> A visually impaired person is legally blind. Thus .blind still works
> better
> then .visually impaired
>
> Oh ya! .bat is already in use! LOL...rocker
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Juan Hernandez" <juanh@cox.net>
> To: "'Rockbox'" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Friday, May 26, 2006 1:38 PM
> Subject: RE: Tts in rockbox
>
>
> For your PS, I like to make the distinction that a blind person cannot see
> at all, and a visually impared personcan has partial vision.
>
> I live in the U.S. and this country is anally politically correct at
> times.
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]
> On
> Behalf Of Bluechip
> Sent: Friday, May 26, 2006 11:12 AM
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: Re: Tts in rockbox
>
>
>>>...probably my smartest idea was to make a language called "blind"
>>>which would display the menu text as f'oh'net'ik spellings ...now that
>>>we have WAV/PCM playback on the Archos units (previously
>>>"IMPOSSIBLE") it really isn't going to be that difficult to write our
>>>TTS such that it works on all Rockbox units.
>>
>>I'm sure there are blind people in other countries too, so there would
>>be many languages called "blind".
>
> LOL ...yes, I realised that about 2 minutes after I hit 'Send' :)
>
> I suppose "english-blind", "german-blind" etc. is the solution.
>
> BC
>
> PS. I would like to say that in the UK "Blind" is considered "politically
> incorrect" but I notice blind people referring to themselves as such ...so
> if "swedish-fonetik" or "french-people_of_limited_sight_ability" is more
> appropriate, that is what I mean ;)
>
>
>
>
>
>
Received on Sat May 27 09:41:15 2006


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