Gentoo Archives: gentoo-accessibility

From: James Homuth <james@×××××××.com>
To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o
Subject: RE: [gentoo-accessibility] Voxin on Gentoo?
Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 19:53:42
Message-Id: 000901c9e097$29f4c380$6400a8c0@quan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] Voxin on Gentoo? by William Hubbs
According to its website, there are still updates being done to the software
(most recently April of this year). However, a quick read of the said
website sort of answers my question as it hasn't really been tested outside
of Debian/Ubuntu. If you're curious, have a look at

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From: William Hubbs [mailto:williamh@g.o] 
Sent: May 29, 2009 3:40 PM
To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] Voxin on Gentoo?

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On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 03:10:51PM -0400, James Homuth wrote:
> Somewhat related to my earlier discussion re: gentoo, orca and > speakup, I'm wondering if anyone has had any sort of experience with > getting Voxin to run on Gentoo in either Orca or Speakup. I've heard > it sounds a little better than the Espeak voices, and works just as > well if not somewhat better. As before, I'm just looking at my options > right now so that when I do attempt the instalation, I know what I > should be doing. Or, at least, have a better idea than I did a few > days ago. Thanks for any information that can be provided on the subject.
Hi James, I think voxin is viavoice right? If so I have no experience with it at all. The disadvantage there is it hasn't been updated in years and you'll have to install old glibc compatibility packages, etc. If you do decide to do that, I am curious how it will go. - -- William Hubbs gentoo accessibility team lead williamh@g.o -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.11 (GNU/Linux) iEYEARECAAYFAkogOf4ACgkQblQW9DDEZThqjwCgiTe6g0YkKr4rIO3jk2MGABN7 m5YAnjXL04xf09FA8gJ0uSXRTeoVTWn7 =7l35 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----