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Re: emacspeak away from pc's




You could run emacspeak on something like a mainframe and have it talk
to a speech server running on your laptop or desktop --haven't done
this myself.

But  it should work since that is precisely what the ability to run a
remote speech server is designed for -- when working at home or on the
road (connected to the nework)--
I typically use the home machine or laptop as a thin client to my
desktop workstation that runs a persistent emacspeak session for weeks
on end.>>>>> "Robert" == Robert J Chassell <bob@rattlesnake.com> writes:

    Robert>     What do other emacspeak users use when away from the
    Robert> pc?
 
 I don't know what people do when not using a
    Robert> personal computer, but I
 am running Emacspeak on my pc,
    Robert> which is an IBM Thinkpad running Debian
 GNU/Linux.  This
    Robert> laptop is not too big; you should find it relatively
    Robert> convenient for that reason.  And, of course, you have
    Robert> multiple
 consoles, many users can log in, so you can
    Robert> separate your regular work
 from system administrative
    Robert> work, you can serve Web pages and other
 info, and so
    Robert> forth.  It is a proper machine.
 
 I work as a physio
    Robert> (physical therapist) and so the notebood-sized
 computer
    Robert> has advantages, since I need to move around at work.
 
    Robert> For your purposes, a wearable might be best, as Greg
    Robert> suggested.
 
 Just curious: is anyone running Emacspeak
    Robert> something other than a pc,
 such as an IBM S390
    Robert> mainframe?  I know you can run GNU Emacs on it,
 but I
    Robert> don't know whether the 390 has an audio driver.
 
 -- 
    Robert> Robert J. Chassell Rattlesnake Enterprises
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