Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Voices
From: Grant Hardy <granthardy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2006 16:41:17 -0800
But I don't get it, couldn't lawyers access the site just like the rest of
Sorry to sound argumentative, I'm just curious what you mean by that...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Neon John" <jgd_at_johngsbbq.com>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, January 28, 2006 4:04 PM
Subject: Re: Voices
> On Sat, 28 Jan 2006 14:56:11 -0800, "Grant Hardy"
> <granthardy_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>What do you mean by "outsiders"?
> People like lawyers :-)
>>Also, can anyone else contribute their own voices - I was hoping one
>>per At&T voice could contribute the file.
> Way back in the dark ages during the telephone deregulation, I
> designed a long distance operator-assisted switch around a network of
> PCs (screaming 16mhz 386 Compaqs at $3500 a pop!) I needed all the
> usual voice prompts. I hired a female DJ to read my scripts into the
> digitizer I'd set up in a PC. I think I paid her $50 for the session.
> We used the radio station's voice-over box (soundproof studio about
> the size of a phone booth) and microphone and got superb quality
> That might be the way to resolve this voice problem once and for all.
> Find someone with voice training to read all the prompts, one right
> after another, and split them up with a sound editor. Might not even
> have to pay him/her.
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Neon John" <jgd_at_johngsbbq.com>
>>To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>>Sent: Saturday, January 28, 2006 2:22 PM
>>Subject: Re: Voices
>>> On Sat, 28 Jan 2006 13:42:01 -0800, "Grant Hardy"
>>> <granthardy_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>Well, I don't use their software, but I figure since lots of us have
>>>>downloaded the Rockbox voices we may as well share them with everyone.
>>>>the moderators agree to this we could post links to the files from
>>>>www.yousendit.net or www.megaupload.com or a similar service on the list
>>>>others to download.
>>> Send me a copy and I'll put them on my web site in a deep link that
>>> isn't visible to outsiders. A link can be put in the docs if desired.
>>> I have plenty of web space and the site'll be around for a long time.
>>> I can handle up to 8mb via email. After that yousendit.com.
>>> John De Armond
>>> See my website for my current email address
>>> Cleveland, Occupied TN
>>> A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.-Ralph Waldo
> John De Armond
> See my website for my current email address
> Cleveland, Occupied TN
> A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.-Ralph Waldo
Received on 2006-01-29