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Subject: Re: Rockbox and voice files

Re: Rockbox and voice files

From: alex wallis <>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 10:29:27 -0000

> alex wallis wrote:
>> but even if this is the case and it is against the license, do you really
>> think that the makers of the voice no about rockbox? and if they don't
>> then why draw attention to it by asking them if its legal? I think it
>> should be a case of let sleeping dogs lie.
> We once did distribute voices created with AT&T Natural Voices. We had to
> take them down in 2006, because we were "approached" by their distributor,
> Wizzard Software, who claimed it was a licensing violation.
> So yes, "they" know about Rockbox.
> Linus

So that particular voice maker knows about rb, but i'm wondering if for
example nuance does. What I say is if the manufacturers approach you or
there representatives then fine comply with there wishes, but until then,
have you considered hosting voices created with voices from nuance such as
the scansoft voices.

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