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Subject: RE: Tts in rockbox

RE: Tts in rockbox

From: Juan Hernandez <>
Date: Fri, 26 May 2006 12:38:26 -0700

For your PS, I like to make the distinction that a blind person cannot see
at all, and a visually impared personcan has partial vision.

I live in the U.S. and this country is anally politically correct at times.


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On
Behalf Of Bluechip
Sent: Friday, May 26, 2006 11:12 AM
To: Rockbox
Subject: Re: Tts in rockbox

>>...probably my smartest idea was to make a language called "blind"
>>which would display the menu text as f'oh'net'ik spellings that
>>we have WAV/PCM playback on the Archos units (previously
>>"IMPOSSIBLE") it really isn't going to be that difficult to write our
>>TTS such that it works on all Rockbox units.
>I'm sure there are blind people in other countries too, so there would
>be many languages called "blind".

LOL ...yes, I realised that about 2 minutes after I hit 'Send' :)

I suppose "english-blind", "german-blind" etc. is the solution.


PS. I would like to say that in the UK "Blind" is considered "politically
incorrect" but I notice blind people referring to themselves as such
if "swedish-fonetik" or "french-people_of_limited_sight_ability" is more
appropriate, that is what I mean ;)
Received on 2006-05-26

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