smcmahon at usgs.gov
Wed Oct 27 18:02:58 EDT 2004
Can you post the address of that fs support list? I have some questions for them
about how to keep a bns from giving me a "file is full" message, a problem which
ocurs both in and outside of speakup.
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From: "Gregory Nowak" <greg at romuald.net.eu.org>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 2004 1:25 PM
Subject: Re: M20/40 status.
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> Yes, this is correct. The Millennium 20/40 units from Freedom
> Scientific can be used as tts speech synthesizers with speakup or any
> other screen reader since firmware version 4.0, or 4.1. Actually I've
> just looked at the freedom scientific site download section, and I see
> that firmware 4.0 can be downloaded for free, so the tts functionality
> is available since 4.1 and higher, because I remember that the speech
> box mode was reintroduced in the first non-free firmware update, and
> that appears to be 4.1, rather then 4.0. As far as I know, the
> Millennium 20/40 would be used with a screen reader as a doubletalk
> lt, the speakup keyword for which is ltlk I believe. I'm going to post to the
> fs support list, so we can end the speculation once and for all.
> On Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 03:43:25PM -0400, Janina Sajka wrote:
> > As one who maintains some of the documentation, I want to be very
> > precise about this.
> > Are you saying that certain ROM revisions of the Freedom Scientific
> > Millennium will function as TTS speech synths for current, CVS versions
> > of Speakup?
> > You say "M20/40" by which I understand both Millennium 20 and Millennium
> > 40. But what ROM versions? Beginning with what revision?
> > And, do I understand that the speakup_synth keyword for these is 'bns?'
> > Is this what you're saying?
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