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Subject: Re: Question to moderaters about Blind users Rockbox list

Re: Question to moderaters about Blind users Rockbox list

From: Tyler Wood <>
Date: Sat, 03 Mar 2007 07:19:52 -0600

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Benjamin Walter" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Saturday, March 03, 2007 5:53 AM
Subject: Re: Question to moderaters about Blind users Rockbox list
> Hello List, hello Onj.
> Not beeing a moderator of this list, nevertheless I want to make a few
> points.
> Onj wrote:
>> That's kind of that really. you've not been forced into joining, you
>> will not be forced into joining, you have not been forced into
>> joining, you are actually not joined.  Is that good enough for you
>> sir?
> so, how will he, or any other sighted user interested, know that you've
> updated your voice file?
>> It's merely a place for sharing other made voice files, queeries for
>> other such files perhaps with different engines, and that really is
>> that. Since it's just a sub function of rockbox and not appropriate
>> to a lot of users here, why waste their time to read?
> considering the amount of messages on this list over the past few month
> dealing with voice, voice-related questions or even with voice-engines :
> what makes you so sure about this?
>> I have made myself extremely clear at this point, message ends. Thank
>>  you very much.
> You're welcome. There's just one thing I don't understand: as it has
> been mentioned before, it seems you're the only one currently
> maintaining an up-to-date voice file. This, as Linus already pointed
> out, is a good thing. Now, I dont really get why you want to hide with
> your work right away, or consider it as something that might bother
> other people. You contribute to the Bockbox-Community. You are welcome
> to do this 'in public'.
> I hope I made myself clear, too.
> Regards,
> Benjamin
He has a point there, Onj. And, sited users do use speech- say, if the 
ipod/mp3 player was in there pocket, they don't need to look at the screen, 
as it speaks to them. 
Received on 2007-03-03

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