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Re: [MiNT] Anything happening
On Wed, 30 Aug 2006 18:08:40 -0400, Lonny Pursell <email@example.com> wrote:
> on 8/30/06 5:41 PM, Petr Stehlik wrote:
> > Lonny Pursell pí¨e v St 30. 08. 2006 v 17:09 -0400:
> >> I am working on a /dev/speech for MiNT.
> > sounds cool. I am wondering how to properly switch the various language
> > preprocessors - perhaps based on active locale? that would be cool :-)
> I think that would be possible, although someone would have to figure out
> the proper phonemes for the various languages. I did not create the text t
> speech routine, only have adapted it to a XDD. Currently it only knows
I've not heard speech on the Atari since playying with a few
packages on the ST in about 1990.
The best system I ever heard was for the BBC Micro and used
a hardware unit and phonemes created from the voice of a British
Newsreader, Kenneth Kendall I think.