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Re: Silencing DecTalk -- More Info

raman@adobe.com wrote:

>octal chars killing the dectalk is a dectalk firmware bug
>and should be reported to dec.

Any idea what character is being sent to the DECtalk unit? It's hard to send
an octal 4255 through an 8-bit pipe..

In general, sending non-printable characters (in the straight ASCII sense) may
get you into trouble; some of those are used for internal control purposes. I
would definitely NOT expect a new firmware release to correct this. Most of the
screenreaders don't allow these characters to leak out the back end..


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