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Subject: Re: Speech/talk problem

Re: Speech/talk problem

From: Glenn Ervin at Home <>
Date: Sun, 6 Jun 2004 00:53:31 -0500

I have also noticed lately that when I press enter on a menu option, it does
2 jumps, but I thought this was a hardware problem.

----- Original Message -----
From: "BlueChip" <>
To: "rockbox development" <>
Sent: Saturday, June 05, 2004 11:51 PM
Subject: Speech/talk problem

It's my night for spotting weird stuff...

Probably mostly directed at Jo"rg this one...

By example: If I enable menu speech, go to the main menu and hold my finger
on down for a few of seconds the voice jumps and jitters from one option to
the next

BUT, and here's the thing that's got me puzzled... the last option is not
spoken in full, normally just the last little bit of the word ...exmple, if
I end on "recording" the speech will say "<skip><jump><skip><jump>ING" and
NOT "<skip><jump><skip><jump>RECORDING"

It seems that the queue is filling, although in the new Audio controls I
issue a talk_spell("",false) to force a shutup() before I start each word;
still the start of words are often missing.

This is also the same with queued stuff. Eg. "minus" "0" "d" "b" ....I
might hear "<skip><jump>db"

The final thing is that I can get "<skip><jump>recording" if I don't hold
the button for too long, maybe 1.5s is okay but 3s causes a trailing word
fragment (times are estimates.)

I think there is a problem with shutup(), but there may be some weird
buffer thing that you already know about, so I thought I'd ask before I
went hunting.




Received on 2004-06-06

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