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espeak and capitl letters?

From: Jacob Schmude
Subject: espeak and capitl letters?
Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2010 12:17:13 -0700

In that case, it strikes me that this should be configurable within Orca
and other clients rather than just being forced to none. Anyone else

On Mon, 2010-02-08 at 19:42 +0100, Tomas Cerha wrote:
> Jacob Schmude napsal(a):
> > I've noticed that the espeak driver in speech dispatcher (latest git) is
> > speaking the word "capital" before every capital letter. However, as I
> > have both screen readers (speakup and orca) set to raise the pitch for
> > capitals this seems a little redundant? Why does the espeak driver do
> > this? Shouldn't that be up to the client how to give that information?
> Yes, I think you are right.  Speech dispatcher allows setting how
> punctuation is announced through SSIP.  The three supported modes are
> `none' (no indication), `spell' (what espeak does now) and `icon'
> (playing) a sound before capital letter).  In case of Orca, which
> changes the pitch, it would make sense to switch to `none'.  I'm not
> sure whether the espeak output module supports it (I believe it should),
> but if it does, the only needed change is to switch the mode in the Orca
> SD backend.  If you can, please, create a bug report against Orca
> requesting that and add me to the CC of the bug, I will send a patch.
> Or if someone else wants to do it, it's as simple as adding a line:
>         client.set_cap_let_recogn('none')
> to the end of the method `speechdispatcherfactory.SpeechServer._init()'.
> Best regards, Tomas

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