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Subject: Re: Voiceable strings

Re: Voiceable strings

From: Jani Kinnunen <>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 11:22:06 +0300

Hi Jamie,

Yes, I always use english.lang to update the language file I'm using (it's
finnish.lang in my case).

By "unvoiceable" I mean all the messages that the voice UI cannot speak. The
LANG_INVALID_FILENAME and LANG_WAIT IDs are some examples of them. Sometimes
it's difficult to know which strings are voiceable and which aren't. As I
already said, the voice UI gets confused if the language file which is used
to generate the voice file contains strings that cannot be voiced. A good
example of the confusion is that, at the moment in rockbox, under the
Playlist options menu, I have an item called "Yes" and I'm *quite* sure that
it shouldn't be there. :-).

----- Original Message -----
From: "James Teh" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2006 10:08 AM
Subject: Re: Voiceable strings

> Hi.
> What do you mean by 'unvoiceable' strings?
> If you always use english.lang to get the ID order, all should work
> fine.
> Jamie
> On Wed, Apr 26, 2006 at 10:02:38AM +0300, Jani Kinnunen wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is it possible to make a script which would examine a given language file
>> and then it would add or remove those strings that can
>> or cannot be voiced. Such a script would keep one from messing up the
>> voice UI. I've noticed that if the language file which I
>> used to generate the voice file contains unvoiceable strings, then the
>> voice UI gets confused.
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