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Subject: Re: Voiceable strings

Re: Voiceable strings

From: James Teh <>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 19:41:29 +1000

That is weird. Those unvoiceable strings should have "" for their voice
string, which means they won't speak, and the voicefont tool will, using
the correct english.lang, know that there is no string for these IDs and
act accordingly. How are you generating your voice files?


On Wed, Apr 26, 2006 at 11:22:06AM +0300, Jani Kinnunen wrote:
> 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. :-).
> Jani

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