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Subject: Re: Voice file size

Re: Voice file size

From: Mike Holden <rockbox_at_mikeholden.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2006 14:51:18 -0000 (UTC)

Dave Hooper wrote:
>> > how would it be working for other languages ?
>> > It's not said that other languages would use the same
>> > language repetitions.
>>
>> the only way this would work is to chop *all* words, and place all clips
>> in
>> memory behind each other, with a table containing all words and their
>> offset
>> in memory + lengths
>
> Even that would require still storing multiple copies of each word as
> intonation and stress differs in different usage etc. Splitting each word
> once and splicin
> g would sound VERY unnatural
>

Better for it to sound slightly unnatural and still fit, than for it to
not work at all. IMO

-- 
Mike Holden
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Received on 2006-11-02

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