Speakup Bugs

Steve Holmes steve at holmesgrown.com
Sat Mar 1 16:14:43 EST 2003

Yes and I believe there was some discussion a while back where zed is
used as the proper name for the letter z everywhere else in the world
except the United States.  I haven't lived anywhere else to prove or
disprove this point but I excepted the previous posts on this subject
as factual.

I've never heard error messages while spelling out letters but I use a
speakout in case that makes a difference.

On Sat, Mar 01, 2003 at 03:32:50PM -0500, Chuck Hallenbeck wrote:
> The phonetic for zed is zulu, I believe.
> On Sat, 1 Mar 2003, Luke Davis wrote:
> > On Sat, 1 Mar 2003, Scott Howell wrote:
> >
> > > Not all of these are bugs and probably none of them are. I can't say
> > > much on some of these issues because I don't have a Decktalk, but the
> > > deal on the char Z being spoken as zed is not a bug at all. I'm not
> >
> > It's not?  Why doesn't it just say "z", as it does with all of the other
> > characters?  If I wanted to hear a phonetic, I would press the key
> > combination therefore.  If I am just typing a word, I don't really want to
> > hear any phonetic characters.  Further, if it's going to say the Z
> > phonetic when ever it is encountered, why not the B, V, etc.?
> > Also, if this is a feature, where is it documented?
> >

Please avoid sending me Word or PowerPoint attachments.
   See http://www.fsf.org/philosophy/no-word-attachments.html

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