OT: espeak Symbian port, C plus plus help needed

Kenny Hitt kenny at hittsjunk.net
Tue Oct 27 11:51:14 EDT 2009

The 6670 is a second generation phone, so it won't be able to run espeak.  Support for python and open c didn't happen
until third generation phones.  Symbian version 9.2 or later is needed.


On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 03:31:48PM +0000, Michael Whapples wrote:
> Hello,
> 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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