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Subject: Re: slow voice

Re: slow voice

From: RaZorbacK <>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2007 14:19:36 +0200

Perhaps, you may put this whole message on your site as an explanation
with all your files ? lol :)

Onj écrivait Le 29/05/2007 10:10 :
> On Tuesday, May 29, 2007 1:04 AM,
> Paul Erkens happened to mention in passing:
>> Hi Sean,
>> Same problem I'm having. The voices on the net are up to date, but way
>> too fast for not so experienced users. I'm still looking into making my
>> own voice file to overcome this for four of my friends, but if someone
>> else is well on their way in doing the same thing, I'm highly interested
>> to hear about it. There are many problems to overcome when you want your
>> own voice file as I've noticed, because the tutorial is written for
>> techs, not for minds like me. But once I have it working here, I'll
>> create a file for my own language area too, as there are quite a few
>> blind folks who can't even read the slightest in English, but who would
>> greatly appreciate something like rockbox if it were understandable.
>> Keep us posted if you do find something, and I'll do so too.
>> Paul.
> Sigh. I do feel like I repeat and repeat myself on this list so I think
> I'll make this the last time I do so.
> at
> there is not only my voices, but the archive with the necessary files to
> make your own voices too. There is a batch file that Stephen Clower
> started and I very much expanded on, that downloads the very latest copy
> of English.lang from rockbox using url2file, and then processes any
> files in the same folder as itself, with the format .vbs.
> Perhaps I just am not making myself extremely clear on this point. Is
> my English.lang not up-to-date? I've been speaking it since I was born
> so perhaps I should get modern and change how I write things or
> something. lol.
> Anyway the point being that all the VBS files in the archive are a list
> of the voices I make on a daily basis. If you delete all others and
> keep around the ones you want, and so long as you have them on your
> computer, you can use a text editor to go through them and find where
> the command to slow the voice down is, and then run the batch file
> provided, and sit back and relax while your file is made.
> For any further clarification, please, write me off-list as I'm even
> sick of hearing my own self say this stuff over and over again.
Received on 2007-05-29

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