speechd-el 0.1 released -- Emacs speaks with Speech Dispatcher
janina at rednote.net
Fri Nov 7 14:20:50 EST 2003
And, indeed when I do a locate for that, the only ones around are in
The emacs on my Fedora Core 1.0 is emacs-21.3-7
On my Debian it's 21.2.1.
Anyone know anything about queue-f?
Jan Buchal writes:
> From: Jan Buchal <buchal at brailcom.org>
> speechd-el 0.1 released
> The Brailcom organization is happy to announce that the speechd-el 0.1 was
> * What is speechd-el?
> speechd-el is an Emacs client to Speech Dispatcher, providing a
> complex speech interface to Emacs, focused especially on (but not
> limited to) the blind and visually impaired users. It allows the user
> to work with Emacs without looking on the screen, using the speech
> output produced by the synthesizers supported in Speech Dispatcher.
> Key speechd-el features are:
> - Automated speaking of most Emacs messages and actions, without
> necessity to customize each particular Emacs function to make it
> - Most built-in and external Emacs packages can produce speech output
> immediately, without any special support.
> - Almost no change of the standard Emacs behavior, no interference
> with user settings.
> - Highly configurable.
> - Full cooperation with Speech Dispatcher.
> - Small code size.
> - Free Software, distributed under the GPL.
> Part of the speechd-el package is an Elisp library for communication
> with Speech Dispatcher, allowing you to write your own Emacs speech
> output extensions and your own Emacs interfaces to Speech Dispatcher.
> * Where to get it?
> You can get the distribution tarball of the released version from
> http://www.freebsoft.org/pub/projects/speechd-el/speechd-el-0.1.tar.gz .
> The home page of the project is http://www.freebsoft.org/speechd-el .
> Jan Buchal
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