Hello Lucas, emacs-version gives: GNU Emacs 22.1.1 (i486-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.12.9) of 2008-05-03 on terranova, modified by Ubuntu I have the ubuntu package unicode-data installed, the description of which gives: Description: Property data for the Unicode character set This package contains the property data, for the Unicode data set. c-h v doesn't recognise the variable you mentioned, describe-char-unicodedata-file. I'm afraid the patch you sent didn't help either, even though tts-strip-octals is enabled. Yes, when I say emacspeak-27.0 read your test file perfectly, I meant read it without unwanted question-marks, not that it read 'square-root'. I clearly have only a limited understanding of what's going on, and am very happy to dig around in the docs until a bit of light dawns, especially since I can use emacspeak-27 without problems. Converseley, if it is a problem which you want to iron out because it concerns an area of development you've been involved with, I am happy to keep reporting back and working on it. I do appreciate the help you have given. Best regards, Rob Lukas Loehrer writes: > Hi Rob, > > Rob Hill writes ("Re: Pronunciation in emacs-w3m mode"): > > I applied your patch, using the command: > > ... > > but this gave no improvement. Patch gave no error messages. > > What version of emacs are you using? Did you download the unicode data > file and set the variable describe-char-unicodedata-file correctly? > > > Reverting to emacspeak-27.0 fixed the problem, and your test file > > reads perfectly with this version. > > This is very unlikely without the patch because the file contains > characters like "square root" which are not supported by outloud. Do > you mean by "perfectly" simply that you do not get any question marks? > > I looked at dtk-strip-octals. It is not prepared for character codes > beyond 255. I attached a quick fix, which should make it remove all > non-ascii chars. This will make the question marks go away when > tts-strip-octals is enabled. To hear the correct name for these > characters, you will still need the other patch. > > Best regards, Lukas > ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- To unsubscribe from the emacspeak list or change your address on the emacspeak list send mail to "firstname.lastname@example.org" with a subject of "unsubscribe" or "help"
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