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Subject: Re: an idea/suggestion

Re: an idea/suggestion

From: Glenn Ervin at home <>
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2003 16:35:12 -0500

Maybe it would take the 8MB chip transplant to make synthetic speech work

----- Original Message -----
From: "Björn Stenberg" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, September 20, 2003 3:08 PM
Subject: Re: an idea/suggestion

Glenn Ervin at home wrote:
> Or I wonder if the smallest known synthetic speech engine would fit into
> OS? this would be fast because it would not rely on the hard drive
> spinning,

This, like many other neat sound hacks, falls on the fact that we can only
mpeg audio streams. So in addition to syntesizing speech, we would have to
mp3-encode it too before playing it. And then it's not so fast any more. :-)

Received on 2003-09-20

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