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Silence Is Golden:

>From the Emacspeak blog:
Silence Is Golden

Speech is silvern --- but silence is golden! In the spirit of the above, I
just added command emacspeak-silence to Emacspeak. You can bind this command
to your favorite key for silencing all audio output on the complete audio
desktop --- including any active media streams.

What This Does

Command emacspeak-silence stops speech by calling dtk-stop. It then runs
commands placed on emacspeak-silence-hook. Each media player defined by
Emacspeak updates hook emacspeak-silence-hook with an appropriate action that
pauses or resumes that player.

I've also updated the keymaps in tvr/console-keymaps to set up the windows key
on the console to produce [silence], and bound command emacspeak-silence to
[silence] in emacspeak-keymap.el.

The net effect is that if you use those console maps, you can just hit the
windows key whenever you want to silence all audio output; pressing it again
will resume any media streams you had active.

Share And Enjoy --- and here's wishing our Press/Analyst contact a very Happy
13th Birthday --- mark it with a palindromic moment at 010212212010 i.e., Tue
Dec 21 01:02:15 PST 2010


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T. V. Raman at 2010-12-21T09:54:00.001-08:00


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