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Subject: Re: Reviewers and committer for talkative RB

Re: Reviewers and committer for talkative RB

From: Sébastien Hinderer <>
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2006 19:45:09 +0200

Hi again,

> Yes that's one of the first issues I spotted when I tried to make my own
> voice file. I think the maximum has indeed been reached. Now it seems it
> only fits by making the speech faster (so it takes less time) :-). We
> can't just stop adding more speech though: features keep being added, and
> newer players have more resources. We need to work out a solution for
> this. One way would be to have the Archos load only the most essential
> clips and do without the rest. Alternatively, we could break the
> monolithic voice file concept somehow, loading clips on demand and keeping
> a cache... But perhaps this has been discussed before?

Another approach would be to embed a text-to-speech engine into RB.
Is this totally irrealistic ?

Received on 2006-10-12

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