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Subject: Re: Tts in rockbox

Re: Tts in rockbox

From: Bluechip <csbluechip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-05-27

At 01:45 27/05/2006, you wrote:
>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

LOL :)

(I shan't mention that most bats can actually see very well in low
lighting conditions)

>----- 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 19:11:59 2006


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