User-space synthesizer

Geoff Shang gshang at
Wed Jan 16 16:40:46 EST 2002

On Wed, 16 Jan 2002, Ari Moisio wrote:

>   Is  it possible to run  a speech synthesizer , for example mbrola in
> user space and let Speakup control it somehow. I don't have any
> supported synths in hand but like to evaluate Speakup as an  screen
> reader.

Not yet.  A software synth is under development and so is support for it,
but it is a big job and I wouldn't care to speculate on when it might be


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