Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Different way of doing talkbox?
Re: Different way of doing talkbox?
From: [IDC]Dragon <idc-dragon_at_gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2004 15:17:51 +0200 (MEST)
> I love talkbox, so please dont take this as a critisism of the new
> functions :)
> but, i am increasingly disliking all those dirname.mp3 files everywhere.
I'm very close to change that to ".dirname.tbx", before too many get used to
Plus, you can hide it for Windows. In Rockbox, it won't show up as
> Wouldnt it be better to have a .rockbox/words directory, which contained a
> 'dictionary' of known words, like
> and so on, which are 'stiched' together as needed, with it spelling out
> missing words,
Hmm, this would sound very robotic, no melody in the sentence. I guess you
haven't heared the AT&T voices, then?
But an interesting idea. Internally, this would require an extra thread that
loads/bitswaps/plays these words.
Depending on the count of words, we have an issue with cluster waste.
> Is it possible to join words in a precise enough way to make it sound
Probably yes. Depends on the foreground activity.
> I think that once the disk has spun up, and found the directory, it
> wouldnt take much longer to load 6 files than 1??? am i wrong?
No, the actual loading is pretty fast.
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