Speakup in Linux Open Source Summit
okash.khawaja at gmail.com
Tue May 14 02:49:12 EDT 2019
On Tue, 2 Apr 2019 00:44:26 +0100
Okash Khawaja <okash.khawaja at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Apr 2019, 13:26 Samuel Thibault,
> <samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org> wrote:
> > Janina Sajka, le lun. 01 avril 2019 05:29:06 -0400, a ecrit:
> > > Samuel Thibault writes:
> > > > Gregory Nowak, le ven. 29 mars 2019 17:02:07 -0700, a ecrit:
> > > > > > people would either plug an
> > > > > > external device or even put an ISA card in their computer,
> > > > > > which
> > gives
> > > > > > them an additional serial port.
> > > > >
> > > > > The ISA cards also provided an internal speech synthesizer.
> > > >
> > > > Right, that's what I meant :)
> > > > The "additional serial port" was meant from a programming point
> > > > of
> > view.
> > >
> > > Is the soft synth device similarly a serial device even today?
> > No, it never has. The data is directly fed to userland.
> > > I ask because I don't know, but also because the abstract should
> > > probably note that most users today use software speech.
> > Indeed.
> Thanks everyone for your input! I have submitted the proposal.
> Response will come on 13 May.
> Best regards,
Today I received confirmation that our proposal for speakup
presentation at Linux Open Source Summit has been accepted :) Thanks
everyone for the suggestions and comments.
It's also worth pointing out that we don't seem to be far from
completing requirements for inclusion in main kernel. So overall the
picture isn't too bad :)
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