Sonar GNU/Linux merges with Vinux

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Thu Apr 27 15:37:19 UTC 2017

Good. Any work with speech dispatcher will go a long way.
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Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at> writes:

> On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 02:27:12AM AEST, Linux for blind general
> discussion wrote:
>> At this point, speech-dispatcher is not designed to be a text processor, as
>> correct me if I'm wrong, but I do believe it assumes that supported
>> synthesizers already have built in text processing capabilities.
> Thanks to work done by the folks at Hypra, there are plans to add better 
> punctuation processing to Speech Dispatcher. Admittedly this is because Hypra 
> want to support a synthesizer that doesn't do any such processing, but I 
> think this is worth  pursuing, because it does mean we can add support for 
> user exceptions, and also extend the code to provide consistant pronunciation 
> of individual characters. This extra support uses the punctuation symbol 
> files from NVDA, which so far as I know, does something similar.
> Luke
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