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Subject: Re: Linux/Unix voice scripts

Re: Linux/Unix voice scripts

From: Jonas H <>
Date: Sun, 30 Jul 2006 20:04:34 +0200

Daniel Gudlat wrote:
> 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
> comments.

I don't see any attribution. But I've now uploaded my script at

> 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.

This is included already, at the same location as above, although the
last voicefile I built was 4mb in size.

Jonas H
Received on 2006-07-30

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