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Re: ASUS EEEPC emacspeak is working



getting speech working on the OLPC was extremely hard about a
year ago because of the audio libs. I believe they have fixed it
since, and Espeak should work on it. ViaVoice Outloud may be a
completely different proposition -- again because of dependencies.

>>>>> "Jason" == Jason White <jason@jasonjgw.net> writes:
    Jason> On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 12:07:32AM -0400, Greg
    Jason> Priest-Dorman wrote:
    >> Anyway, it's been a long day and I need to crash, but I
    >> wanted to let the list know that it does work (so far).
    Jason> 
    Jason> This reminds me that I need to try Emacspeak on the
    Jason> OLPC XO laptop that I was given at Linux.conf.au.
    Jason> 
    Jason> It should be fine once all the needed components have
    Jason> been installed. I haven't had time to work on it in
    Jason> depth due to many other commitments, but once I set up
    Jason> an appropriate development environment for building
    Jason> x86 binaries (my other machines are all x86_64), it
    Jason> should be relatively straightforward.  The version of
    Jason> eSpeak provided with the XO doesn't speak from the
    Jason> command line because OSS emulation isn't configured by
    Jason> default, and it isn't a recent version of eSpeak
    Jason> compiled with portaudio 19 to support Alsa. Obviously,
    Jason> this can be fixed easily enough.
    Jason> 
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