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Subject: Re: Linux/Unix voice scripts

Re: Linux/Unix voice scripts

From: Daniel Gudlat <>
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 22:40:56 +0200

JonasH wrote:
> I've used your (somewhat old) script as a basis for a
> new, similar script that works with current versions of Festival (as
> well as another TTS engine, flite) and Rockbox. I would like to know
> if you're okay with me putting this version on the patch tracker and
> possibly in Rockbox proper if it gets support? Under the GPL of
> course, with credits/copyright to you.

Sure, go ahead. But that script and its sibling for generating voice
files using Festival weren't exactly original works by me. I mainly took
an early version of the Windows VBS scripts and ported them to Shell
scripts using Festival. IIRC, the attribution should be in the header

I you haven't already, it would be nice if you could update the voice
generation script (tracker tasks 2121 and 2123) as well. Maybe it
can provide an alternative path around the copyright problems with
using the excellent AT&T voices it those haven't been solved
satisfactorily yet.

> Hopefully this one makes it through :-)

It did (obviously ;-), although my stupid filter still insists on
classifying it as spam. Blast it!

Daniel Gudlat
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Received on 2006-07-28

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