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Subject: Re: Questions about the voiced interface

Re: Questions about the voiced interface

From: Daniel Dalton <d.dalton_at_iinet.net.au>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2008 20:19:54 +1100 (EST)

On Mon, 21 Jan 2008, Woody Anna Dresner wrote:

> At 08:43 PM 1/21/2008, you wrote:
>> On Thu, 17 Jan 2008, Woody Anna Dresner wrote:
>>
>>> Settings/File View), when a song is playing, go into the file browser and
>>> the name of the currently playing track will be spoken. You still hear the
>>> music in the background, but at least you can get the file name.
>>
>> Would you prefer the music to be stopped while doing this?
> Hi Daniel,
>
> I would like to have some way to hear the current track name with the music
> stopped, since sometimes it's hard to hear the track name over the music.

Hi,

Ok sure.
Just when you hit select in the wps?
Or in the menus too?
Like when the voice talks anywhere should playback stop?
Or only in the file browser?
Stopping playback for the voice anywhere would probably be easiest since
we could just call a function in talk.c in all the functions there but it
may get messy if we start stopping playback for certain actions...
Then when should music start again?
Once the talking has finished? Or once the user returns to the wps?

Perhaps you could write up a description on the tracker of exactly what
you want and I'll see if I have time to look into this.
I think it would be best as a setting though since some people I think
like the faiding of the audio...

--
Daniel Dalton
http://members.iinet.net.au/~ddalton/
d.dalton_at_iinet.net.au
Received on 2008-01-22

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