About speakup punctuation

Larry Hart chime at hubert-humphrey.com
Tue Mar 14 20:30:12 EDT 2017

Well, as a Speakup user, obviously in review, you want to see all of it. Whats 
quite interesting, since I am enjoying a DecTalk USB, early after booting or 
running this small script,
cd /sys/accessibility/speakup/dectlk
#echo 329 >rate
#echo 113 >pitch
#echo 86 >vol
#echo 0 >punct
#echo '[dv ap 113 pr 250 ]' >caps_stop

#echo '[:dv pr 250 ]' >>direct
#echo "[:dv pr 250]" | sudo tee -a /sys/accessibility/speakup/synth_direct

sudo sh -c 'echo 329 >rate'
sudo sh -c 'echo 113 >pitch'
sudo sh -c 'echo 86 >vol'
sudo sh -c 'echo 0 >punct'
sudo sh -c 'echo "[dv ap 113 pr 250 ]" >caps_stop'

sudo sh -c 'echo "[:dv pr 250 ]" >>direct'
sudo sh -c 'echo "[:dv pr 250]" >> /sys/accessibility/speakup/synth_direct'
Back again live: Another Speakup user wrote most of that for me, which also 
increases an inflection for the DecTalk.
So early after booting, it reads a little faster without pauses ignoring 
punctuation. As an example it would say
"Pine 464"
But after the pitch, rate, and volume drop, it will read
"Pine 4 point 6 4"
I would much prefer hearing single digit numbers.
Anyway, I hope some of those patches will help the DecTalk. Thanks so much in 

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