[DECtalk], Re: DECTALK 101

  • From: "Sean Randall" <shwatscoff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <dectalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2003 23:20:08 +0100

can I have them too, please?
Sean.
----- Original Message -----
From: <Dectalk@xxxxxxx>
To: <dectalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: 20 August 2003 22:59
Subject: [DECtalk], Re: DECTALK 101


> And I tried it as well with no luck.  I changed ZX to ZH thinking it would
> help but it didn't.  I HATE 4.60!
> Steve now has my 900 song files.  The sing was called Durham Town.  I have
a
> male part and a female part.  Maybe if he can figure it out he'll post a
> working version.
>
>
> SNOOPI
>
>
> In a message dated 8/20/2003 4:42:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> arnaudb@xxxxxxxxxxx writes:
> no, it doesn't work on the software version, I get many "phonem error"
> messages.
>
>
>
> On Wed, 20 Aug 2003 15:30:08 EDT, you wrote:
>
> >Before I knew Dectalk was availible in other languages I programmed =
> songs in=20
> >French, German, Spanish, and Latin.  And since someone mentioned French,=
> I=20
> >thought I'd send you all a French file.  The femail harmony is availibe =
> if anyone=20
> >wants it.  I don't have a software version that I can easily work with, =
> so=20
> >I'm hoping this file works on the software version.  If not, do a quick =
> search=20
> >for << and replace it with <.  If that doesn't do it, e-mail me and I'll=
> bring=20
> >up my software Dectalk and tell you the quick fix.
> >[:PHONE ON] [:nv mwax<500,20> zxey<250,21> kiy<250,20> Tey<500,18>=20
> >mao<500,23> peh<250,21> iy<500,20> blrr<750,11> _<500> mWax<500,20> =
> zxey<250,23>=20
> >kiy<250> Teh<500,25> mao<500> peh<250,23> iy<500,18> bLRR<750,16> _<500>=
> mwax<500,20>=20
> >zxey<250,23> kiy<250,23> Tey<500,24> mao<500> peh<250,25> ey<500,20>=20
> >blrr<750,18> ey<250,16> zxrr<250,18> neh<250,20> pao<250,23> syx<250,20>=
> lyxiy<250,23>=20
> >diy<250,21> bao<250,20> ao<500,11> dyrr<1000,16> _<650> ]=20
> >
> >[prr<250,11> Tiy<500,20> Tao<500> > pao<500,18> dao<500> mao<250,21>=20
> >shao<500,16> Tow<750,11> _<500> zxao<250,20> leh<250> vwao<250> dor<250>=
> miy<250>=20
> >lao<250> beh<250> low<250> bor<500> dah<250> low<750> _<500> lao<250,16>=
> =20
> >beh<250,16> lao<500> gdao<500,18> diy<250> meh<250> mao<250,21> bow<250>=
> shao<250,16>=20
> >Tow<500,11> _<250> seh<250,23> Tao<250,21> vow<250,20> ley<750>
_<1000>=20
> >vow<250,21> ley<250,20> vow<250,21> ley<250,20> vow<250,21> ley<250,20> =
> vow<250,21>=20
> >ley<250,20> vow<1500,27> _<400> ]=20
> >
> >
> >imv [mwax<500,20> zxey<250,21> kiy<250,20> Tey<500,18> mao<500,23>=20
> >peh<250,21> iy<500,20> blrr<750,11> _<500> mwax<500,20> zxey<250,23> =
> kiy<250>=20
> >Teh<500,25> mao<500> peh<250,23> iy<500,18> blrr<750,16> _<500> =
> mwax<500,20>=20
> >zxey<250,23> kiy<250,23> Tey<500,24> mao<500> peh<250,25> ey<500,20> =
> blrr<750,18>=20
> >ey<250,16> zxrr<250,18> neh<250,20> pao<250,23> syx<250,20> =
> lyxiy<250,23> diy<250,21>=20
> >bao<250,20> ao<500,11> dyxrr<1000,16> _<650> ]=20
> >
> >[daa<250,11> lrr<500,20> gdao<250> zxao<250,16> dae<750,18> drr<250>=20
> >mey<500,21> pao<250,16> rao<750,11>  _<500> zxrr<250,20> zxuw<250> =
> eh<250> preh<250>=20
> >dax<500> zxeh<150> n<150> kiy<250> ao<250> veh<250> sao<250> Tao<750> =
> _<500>=20
> >siy<250,16> lrr<250> zxeh<150> n<100> eh<250> > lao<500,18> rr<250> =
> prr<250>=20
> >Tiy<250,21> iy<500,20> ao<250,16> fao<500,11> seh<250,23> Tao<250,21> =
> vow<250,20>=20
> >ley<750> _<1000> vow<250,21> ley<250,20> vow<250,21> ley<250,20> =
> vow<250,21>=20
> >ley<250,20> vow<250,21> ley<250,20> vow<1500,27> _<400> ]=20
> >
> >imv [mwax<500,20> zxey<250,21> kiy<250,20> Tey<500,18> mao<500,23>=20
> >peh<250,21> iy<500,20> blrr<750,11> _<500> mwax<500,20> zxey<250,23> =
> kiy<250>=20
> >Teh<500,25> mao<500> peh<250,23> iy<500,18> blrr<750,16> _<500> =
> mwax<500,20>=20
> >zxey<250,23> kiy<250,23> Tey<500,24> mao<500> peh<250,25> ey<500,20> =
> blrr<750,18>=20
> >ey<250,16> zxrr<250,18> neh<250,20> pao<250,23> syx<250,20> =
> lyxiy<250,23> diy<250,21>=20
> >bao<250,20> ao<500,11> dyxrr<1000,16> _<650> ]=20
> >
> >[mao<250,18> meh<500,20> rr<500> zxuw<250,18> ao<750> dyx<500,21> =
> par<250,16>=20
> >Tir<750,11> _<500> ow<500,20> peh<500,20> iy<500> dey<500> suw<500> =
> vrr<250>=20
> >nir<750> _<500> zxrr<500,16> mrr<250> suw<250,18> viyae<750> meh<250>=20
> >sao<500,21> suw<250,16> kir<750,11> seh<250,23> Tao<250,21> vow<250,20> =
> ley<750>=20
> >_<1000> vow<250,21> ley<250,20> vow<250,21> ley<250,20> vow<250,21> =
> ley<250,20>=20
> >vow<250,21> ley<250,20> vow<1800,27> _<400> ]=20
> >
> >imv [mwax<500,20> zxey<250,21> kiy<250,20> Tey<500,18> mao<500,23>=20
> >peh<250,21> iy<500,20> blrr<750,11> _<500> mwax<500,20> zxey<250,23> =
> kiy<250>=20
> >Teh<500,25> mao<500> peh<250,23> iy<500,18> blrr<750,16> _<500> =
> mwax<500,20>=20
> >zxey<250,23> kiy<250,23> Tey<500,24> mao<500> peh<250,25> ey<500,20> =
> blrr<750,18>=20
> >ey<250,16> zxrr<250,18> neh<250,20> pao<250,23> syx<250,20> =
> lyxiy<250,23> diy<250,21>=20
> >bao<250,20> ao<500,11> dyxrr<1000,16> _<650> ]=20
> >
> >imv [mwax<500,20> zxey<250,21> kiy<250,20> Tey<500,18> mao<500,23>=20
> >peh<250,21> iy<500,20> blrr<750,11> _<500> mwax<500,20> zxey<250,23> =
> kiy<250>=20
> >Teh<500,25> mao<500> peh<250,23> iy<500,18> blrr<750,16> _<500> =
> mwax<500,20>=20
> >zxey<250,23> kiy<250,23> Tey<500,24> mao<500> peh<250,25> ey<500,20> =
> blrr<750,18>=20
> >ey<250,16> zxrr<250,18> neh<250,20> pao<250,23> syx<250,20> =
> lyxiy<250,23> diy<250,21>=20
> >bao<250,20> ao<500,11> dyxrr<1000,16> _<650> ].=20
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >In a message dated 8/20/2003 12:53:57 PM Eastern Daylight Time,=20
> >arnaudb@xxxxxxxxxxx writes:
> >Hello,
> >
> >Would you know if Fonix will finally be able to put an international
> >SAPI compatible version to buy?
> >
> >I heard the french voice for Dectalk, it's pretty bad compared to the
> >US-english version, but if I could make dectalk sing in french, I
> >would be happy.
> >
> >
> >On Wed, 20 Aug 2003 11:24:44 EDT, you wrote:
> >
> >>I'm copying Corine who is my co-worker at Fonix.  We all know the =3D
> >software=3D20
> >>versions basically suck.  They have me on it and I gave them samples of=
> =3D
> >both=3D20
> >>hardware and software versions so they could hear the drastic drop in
=3D
> >quality. =3D20
> >>What happened was they had a turn over in staff who haven't worked with=
> =3D
> >the=3D20
> >>hardware version.  So they at first couldn't understand what I was =3D
> >talking about.=3D20
> >> But I think they tracked down the bug for the next release.  I haven't=
> =3D
> >heard=3D20
> >>the latest fix, so I don't know if they found the problem.  I love =
> the=3D20
> >>hardware version myself.
> >>Anyway, Fonix is looking for some blind listeners for fast speech =
> rate=3D20
> >>listening.  Personally I wish they would fix the regular rate before =3D
> >worrying about=3D20
> >>the faster rates for the blind, but I can't control what they do.  But =
> =3D
> >if=3D20
> >>anyone on this list is blind and would like to test, let me know and =3D
> >I'll pass it=3D20
> >>along.
> >>
> >>Also, I have a Dectalk game I'd like to popose to this list.  I have =
> 900=3D
> >song=3D20
> >>files that need converting so they all work on the software version. =
> =3D20
> >>Basicalyy the "Y" needs to now be "YX" with the acception of "YU".  And=
> =3D
> >I have a few=3D20
> >>"<<" and ">>" instead of "<" and ">".  I have a friend trying to fix my=
> =3D
> >files,=3D20
> >>but he has very little time.  So I'm thinking that if a few of you =
> are=3D20
> >>interested, we could divide up the work and turn it into a race or =3D
> >something.  We=3D20
> >>would have to think of a prize or something, but if you all love =3D
> >Dectalk, this=3D20
> >>could be fun!
> >>
> >>
> >>SNOOPI
> >>
> >>
> >>In a message dated 8/19/2003 6:25:14 PM Eastern Daylight Time,=3D20
> >>nick6489@xxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
> >>Thank god!  Finally, some one who is helping with the newer dectalks.  =
> =3D
> >It's
> >>taken long enough.  If you have a sample of the old dectalk sounded =3D
> >like,
> >>that's what You guys should be going for in the next release.  Dectalk
> >>sounds absolutely nothing like it should these days.  Thanks, and =
> hoping=3D
> >for
> >>the best dectalk release since 4.2C,
> >>Nick
> >>P.P.S.  You can contact me off-list to explain a little bit of what I
=3D
> >and
> >>many others think it should sound like.
> >>    P.P.S
> >>    Try to work out a deal with Freedom Scientific, please?  .
> >>----- Original Message -----=3D20
> >>From: "Sean Randall" <shwatscoff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>To: <dectalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 4:46 PM
> >>Subject: [DECtalk], Re: DECTALK 101
> >>
> >>
> >>> I'd love any files you have, snooppy.
> >>> I'm always interested in collecting.
> >>> file-reception@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>> with any attachments, if you can send any, please!
> >>> Thanks!
> >>> Sean.
> >>>
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> From: <Dectalk@xxxxxxx>
> >>> To: <dectalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>> Sent: 19 August 2003 21:08
> >>> Subject: [DECtalk], DECTALK 101
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> > Hi gang!  I signed up for this list awhile back but didn't get =3D
> >anything
> >>> until
> >>> > today, so I'm excited!  I have no clue if my introduction even went=
> =3D
> >out,
> >>> so
> >>> > let me do it again.
> >>> > My name is Snoopi Botten and I have worked with Dectalk since 1989.=
> =3D
> >I
> >>> have
> >>> > well over 900 songs files for Dectalk, 2 CD's of music and one
> >>> instructional CD
> >>> > on how to program Dectalk to sing.  I call the instructional CD =3D
> >"Dectalk
> >>> > 101", and it comes with a bio of Dennis Klatt who invented Dectalk.
> >>> >
> >>> > I'm so glad to finally be getting this list because I've always =3D
> >wanted
> >>to
> >>> > meet other Dectalk users.  Plus I work for Fonix, I'm helping with =
> =3D
> >the
> >>new
> >>> > Dectalk upgrade.
> >>> >
> >>> > I hope to get to know you guys, trade files, and answer questions.
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> > SNOOPI
> >>> >
> >>> >
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