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Subject: Re: Ipod and incorrect menu items.

Re: Ipod and incorrect menu items.

From: Antony Stone <Antony.Stone_at_rockbox.open.source.it>
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 15:48:42 +0100

On Wednesday 22 July 2009 15:12, Maurice Press wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> Now I know we've had this issue before however, taking into account my
> recent Russian language problems I wonder if anyone can assist further.
>
> I've just been through the menu items in Settings with my sister. Each
> time I came to an item that was spoken, it was in the main incorrect.
> Now as I don't want to send the iPOD back into Russian language mode can
> anyone suggest a way of getting this back so that Rockbox speaks the
> accurate items.
> For a brief example, the menu item that says "Battery level" is actually
> "File extention".

This suggests that you've updated Rockbox and not updated the corresponding
language file for the speech system.

It's unfortunate that this is neither updated automatically for you, nor
pointed out if you happen to forget to do it and use a newer version of
Rockbox with an old speech file, but that's the way it is...

Just download the language file for the version of Rockbox you're currently
using, overwrite the existing speech directory, and things should match up
again.

[ Suggestion to any developers who may see this - please could the speech file
have a version number which gets displayed alongside the application version
number, so that it's easy to see when they get out of sync? Even better
would be an internal version number which the application checks and
specifically tells you if it will not work properly, so you can update it. ]

Regards,

Antony.

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