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Re: Login Prompt and Dialin Question - Thanks



On Thu, 27 Sep 2001, Jason White wrote:


> Roger writes:
>  > 
>  > oh, and a P.S. to Ramen,
>  >  Is there any chance of emacspeak supporting Festival in the future? I'm 
>  > really impressed with the quality of the voices and would love to be able to 
>  > use them.
> 
> There is a new version of Festival under development, Festival Lite

> http://www.flite.org/

Gak. What an ugly uri. This does not take one to the information about 
Festival Lite. At least, it does not do so until one has first been 
bombarded by advertising from the host service. Most annoying and most 
distressing.

Once upon a time the web was a more useful place because hyperlinks 
accessed meaningful information directly. Then came the navbar and the 
banner. And now here's yet another device for foisting intrusive 
advertising on the would be student. Most discouraging.


 which promises to be much more responsive than
> previous versions. If and when it supports the necessary features (for
> controlling prosodic parameters of the speech, silencing spoken output
> etc.), and someone writes an Emacspeak speech server for it, then yes
> indeed it should work well with Emacseak.
> 
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