dectalk installation problem

Nigel Stoppard stoppard at
Thu Oct 21 15:51:59 UTC 2004

I don't think dec talk 5 will work with the current emacs speach server, 
will it?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Heim" <jheim at>
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Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:05 PM
Subject: Re: dectalk installation problem

> At 09:37 AM 10/20/2004, Kristoffer Gustafsson you wrote:
>>gzip: stdin: decompression ok trailing garbage ignored.
>>Can you tell me what is wrong?
>>Have fonix made it like this only to steal us poor people on money by 
>>selling software that doesn't work?
> I bought DECtalk 4.6 from them and it works fine. They may have done 
> something wrong packaging  5.0 but I doubt they're purposely  trying to 
> rip you off.
> You should contact them.
> You might try using the tar command to uncompress the archive. I can't 
> imagine why it would help but it can't hurt. You can unpack and uncompress 
> at the same time:
> $ tar -zxvf <filename>
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