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Re: festival and emacspeak

Ditto. I, too, have eflite as my speech server with Emacspeak now.

I would note, however, that I was not successful in an attempt to compile flite with alsa, which I would actually prefer. So, there are issues there
still for those of us who want alsa over oss.

On Thu, 18 Apr 2002, Russ Pitman wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 17, 2002 at 04:34:52PM +0100, jonathan chetwynd wrote:
> > some of us move a lot slower, perhaps you could set up a howto explaining
> > what you have achieved, pointing to relevant links.
> > 
> > I've been trying to get away from viavoice for ages, but never found a
> > guide.
> > 
> > thanks
> > 
> Ive CC'd to the list as the links may be usefull to others.
> You need to get eflite
> # http://eflite.sourceforge.net/
> and flite
> # http://www.speech.cs.cmu.edu/flite/
> flite-1.1-release comes as tar.bz2 7.4M (which I used)
> or in tar.gz 11.3M
> I guess we all know where to get emacspeak.
> Simply unpack the two files somewhere and follow the INSTALL instructions
> in the eflite package, be aware that is not necessary to 'make install' flite
> as long as you tell Eflite's make where flite is installed.
> It is very clearly set out in the INSTALL file .
> All I did was edit /etc/emacspeak.conf as instructed and started emacspeak.
> It worked fine!
> Good luck,plz post results -:))

				Janina Sajka, Director
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				Governmental Relations Group
				American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)

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