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Re: Should we use the emacspeak speech back-end system-wide in Vinux?



If voxin (IBM TTS) is installed a "Emacspeak Speech Services" appears as a choice in speech  ORCA.- the synthesizer has a single entry which is "outloud" which is the IBMTTS.

It is very smooth synthesizer sound - the only problem is that it doesn't like typographical symbols like typesetter's left and right quotation marks and other typographical symbols.

David

On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 1:00 AM, Jason White <jason@jasonjgw.net> wrote:
Steve Holmes <steve@holmesgrown.com> wrote:
> Just curious, how does one ensure that the emacspeak backend will run
> with Orca?

You have to enable it in your ~/.orca/user-settings.py file. I can't remember
the details, but I had it working a few years ago - I'm not sure whether it's
still usable. I would suggest asking on the Orca list.



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