A new tts on Linux

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at panix.com
Fri Nov 4 04:45:53 UTC 2016

What I wrote about earlier referred to the kali linux distro for 
security.  If what is under discussion here, then that writing does not 
necessarily apply.

On Thu, 3 Nov 2016, Jackie McBride wrote:

> Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2016 23:42:36
> From: Jackie McBride <abletec at gmail.com>
> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
> Subject: Re: A new tts on Linux
> Any reason u call it kali, since that's the name of a distro dedicated
> to security? IMO, it creates a great deal of confusion.
> On 11/3/16, Kyle <kyle4jesus at gmail.com> wrote:
>> To be brutally honest, I think some of the Flite/Mimic voices sound much
>> much better in English. Even Espeak, though not a "natural" voice,
>> definitely sounds less, um, like it's got something firmly entrenched in
>> its cheak or something, and it even has somewhat better inflection with
>> the right settings, and even the default inflection isn't so bad,
>> meaning it doesn't hit unusually high notes at the wrong times as this
>> demo voice is doing. Perhaps this proprietary voice is good in French,
>> but there's no way I would pay anything close to the asking price for
>> the English variant, especially since I wouldn't even be paying for a
>> recognized free open source license.
>> Sent from time
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