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Subject: Re: Voice patches

Re: Voice patches

From: Stéphane Doyon <>
Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2007 00:39:13 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 6 Oct 2007, Marianne Arnold wrote:

> to answer one of Stéphane Doyon's questions in an earlier mail...
>> This one is the aspect I am not too sure how to handle. It suggests an
>> interesting question however: among the remaining hwcodec users, is there
>> anyone at all using voice?
> Yes, I do even though I'm not blind. I like being able to control my Ondio
> without having to look at the display and as long as it as a "stock" Ondio
> without backlight it was almost a necessity if I wanted to use it in the
> dark. I know at least one more dev who uses the voice UI on his Archos(es) in
> the car and I believe that this feature is not unpopular among Archos users
> in general...

OK good to know.

> I can't imagine what problem you see with voice on hwcodec, you just need to

Well for one, there's this bit in bookmark.c:

/* disabled, because transition between talkbox and voice UI clip is not nice *
#if 0

It works well enough on my SWCODEC players though. I'm not sure what the
issue was.

> Having said this, I'm willing to test any voice patches on hwcodec, just
> can't test always and anytime but I was a tester for quite a few other
> features. Sometimes it needs some nagging and pointing to the patch entry in
> the tracker though. ;)

Wonderful. I'll call on you at some point then.

Stéphane Doyon
Received on 2007-10-08

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