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Re: Incomplete Sentences



I would not be suprised to discover that the problem is the sound driver.
The sound driver in my Dell laptop is also used in many Sony and IBM
laptops, namely, NeoMagic Magic Media 256AV.  I wonder what laptop you were
using?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas Ward" <tward@bright.net>
To: "Emacspeak List" <emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu>
Sent: Friday, February 08, 2002 6:26 PM
Subject: Re: Incomplete Sentences


> Hi, well all I can say is try Emacspeak with a hardware synth. I have this
> same exact problem with Viavoice on my laptop, but no problems with
Viavoice
> on my desktop.
> I suspect Viavoice is rather picky about sound cards or sound card
drivers,
> and works for most but not all users.
> If you can afford a hardware synth that is compatible with Emacspeak it is
> the one sure way of getting speech.
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Patrick Gordon <pcgordon@mediaone.net>
> To: <emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu>
> Sent: Friday, February 08, 2002 5:08 PM
> Subject: Re: Incomplete Sentences
>
>
> > I have eliminated emacs as a suspect with the "incomplete sentence"
> problem
> > I am having.  I tested ViaVoice by just executing "tcl outloud" and got
> the
> > identical problem:  I hear a few words and then just snippets.  The
sound
> > card works fine in all other applications. So now it is narrowed down to
> > just the outloud tcl script and the ViaVoice software.  Does anybody
have
> > any ideas where to go from here?  (Don't say it!  I won't give up until
I
> > conquer this problem!)
> >
> > Patrick
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "T. V. Raman" <raman@cs.cornell.edu>
> > To: "Patrick Gordon" <pcgordon@mediaone.net>
> > Cc: <emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu>
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2002 11:07 AM
> > Subject: Incomplete Sentences
> >
> >
> > > This is not an emacspeak problem --it's probably a problem
> > > with your sound card.
> > >
> > > Also, please do not send me mail directly about emacspeak
> > > --answering you in private helps only you and no one else.
> > >
> > > Wish you luck helping your friend--
> > >
> > > >>>>> "Patrick" == Patrick Gordon <pcgordon@mediaone.net> writes:
> > >
> > >     Patrick> Raman, I have been trying for several week to
> > >     Patrick> make emacspeak functional for a blind friend of
> > >     Patrick> mine with the hope that it will open up
> > >     Patrick> Internet for her, but I seem to have hit a
> > >     Patrick> wall. I can't get emacspeak to speak more than
> > >     Patrick> a few words in a sentence before slowing to an
> > >     Patrick> incoherent crawl. For example, in the sentence:
> > >     Patrick> "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog",
> > >     Patrick> it speaks just the first three words normally
> > >     Patrick> and then I can hear only brief snippets of each
> > >     Patrick> remaining word as it continues very slowly
> > >     Patrick> through the rest of the line.  I can move the
> > >     Patrick> cursor through the text word by word with no
> > >     Patrick> problem, it just cannot handle moving by
> > >     Patrick> multiple words or sentences.  From the
> > >     Patrick> twenty-thousand feet level, It seems as though
> > >     Patrick> the output buffer just is not big enough. Do
> > >     Patrick> you have any ideas or suggestions on this?  I
> > >     Patrick> have posed the problem to the listserv group,
> > >     Patrick> but to no avail.  I have also posted the
> > >     Patrick> problem on linux newsgroups and got no respones
> > >     Patrick> whatsoever.
> > >
> > >     Patrick> My system is a 333Mz 128MB Dell Latitude CPt
> > >     Patrick> running RH Linux 7.2.  I've installed Emacs 21,
> > >     Patrick> Emacspeak 15.0, and IBM's Text-To-Speech
> > >     Patrick> product ViaVoice following the installation
> > >     Patrick> instructions at
> > >     Patrick>
> >
>
http://www.redhat.com/services/techsupport/accessibility/s1-access-install.h
> > >     Patrick> tml.
> > >
> > >     Patrick> Patrick
> > >
> > > --
> > > Best Regards,
> > > --raman
> > >
> > >
> > > Email:  raman@cs.cornell.edu
> > > WWW: http://www.cs.cornell.edu/home/raman/
> > > AIM: TVRaman
> > > PGP:    http://www.cs.cornell.edu/home/raman/raman.asc
> >
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