Speech-Dispatcher and Punctuation
steve at holmesgrown.com
Sun Feb 4 20:57:38 EST 2007
On Sun, Feb 04, 2007 at 10:15:36PM +0000, Jonathan Duddington wrote:
> Usually the names of punctuation characters are spoken by the program
> which calls eSpeak.
> However, you can make eSpeak speak punctuation characters by using its
> command-line option:
> espeak --punct
> Or if you want it to speak only some punctuation characters, you can
> give it a string which contains those punctuation characters, eg.
> espeak --punct=",.?!"
Yes, I did mess with that some and that worked. However, in the
speechd-el example, I then couldn't control punctuation levels from
within speechd-el. I think the situation with speechd-el is all
punctuations are sent through and the punc level is set by changing the
punct level in speech-dispatcher. Apparently, even if
speech-dispatcher's punct level is set to none and --punct is used,
espeak still speaks the characters. So I find myself with a "all or
I wonder if EmacSpeak handles this better than speechd-el.
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