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Subject: Re: TTS and Daisy

Re: TTS and Daisy

From: Devin Prater <>
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2010 10:22:35 -0500

  Hi. I think either E-speak or festival could be integrated, since they
are both small and open source systems. this could also be good for
those other systems. and then maybe the pluggins could use speech to
output the information.

On 8/22/2010 9:53 AM, TG wrote:
> Sean:
> Is there TTS in open source or in the public domain that could be
> incorporated int some of the more powerful Rockbox devices. Of course
> we would have to have a graceful degradation path so that the older
> players could still use the existing method.
> Similarly there might be open source or public domain Daisy software.
> Do you know what Rockbox community thinks of incorporate other open
> source into rockbox. I relize there are concerns about obaying the
> open source licences.
> FYI,I am a ex-systems engineer. I only dabbled in programming
> (C,C++,JAVA, Pascal) throught my career. So I could help with
> working on this but I don't think I am up for actual programming
> efforts. I am legally blind and have be out of work for about6 years
> after having worked for 20.
> Tom
> This would be an incremental step in getting Daisy on Rockbox.
> Oh and no I did not think you ment anything by your comment. I ment
> to make it clear I was talking about putting Rockbox oncommercial
> purchased players.
> Pe
> Tom
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