OT: espeak Symbian port, C plus plus help needed

Michael Whapples mwhapples at aim.com
Tue Oct 27 11:31:48 EDT 2009

I have to admit I know very little about C or C++, so I won't be much 
help in creating audio output code for it. However I would be interested 
in such a port of espeak and so would be prepared to test it on my nokia 
6670 for you.

Michael Whapples
On -10/01/37 20:59, Willem van der Walt wrote:
> Good day,
> As some of you might, like me think it a good idea to have the espeak
> synthesizer available under Symbian, I am asking here.
> I have ported espeak to symbian, but without direct playback support.
> Actually up till now, it is just the speak program that is ported.  It can
> generate a wave file which I now play with python on symbian.
> The next step is to port the library and to get direct speech output so
> that one would be able to use indexing etc from the library.
> Where I am out of my depth, is to marry the example code for doing audio
> output on the phone to the similar work done by Willie Walker and Gills
> Casse where they replaced portaudio with code to do the same thing for
> sada
> under Solaris and pulsaudio respectively.
> Using the open-c/c++ library under Symbian, the code is supposed to be
> very close to standard POSIX code, but I do not even know enough to
> confirm this personally.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Kind regards, Willem

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