[DECtalk], Re: Flinger first impressions

  • From: Bear in SFO <BearSFO@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: dectalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2004 22:11:45 -0700

Thanks for clarifying - my Dectalk is dying so unless I can find someone 
who has one that they are willing to sell I might have to resort to 
Festival - I hope the sound quality is good...

(Call-out to everybody: if you have a spare Dectalk you want to sell let me 
know - thanks :>)

At 10:48 PM 6/25/2004 -0400, you wrote:
>Hi,
>Actually, if anything would work with Speakup, rather than Flinger it would
>be Festival, the synthesizer on which Flinger is based.  Festival is a text
>to speech system.  Flinger is a version of Festival which has been
>customized especially for synthesizing singing.
>Hope this clarifies things.
>Jayson.
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Bear in SFO" <BearSFO@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: <dectalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Friday, June 25, 2004 10:40 PM
>Subject: [DECtalk], Re: Flinger first impressions
>
>
> >
> > Have you tried it with Speakup?
> >
> > At 02:45 AM 6/25/2004 -0400, you wrote:
> > >The file is about 12 mb or so.  However, if you won't be using it on
>Linux,
> > >I can delete a few binaries which would probably save some download time.
> > >Jayson.
> > >
> > >----- Original Message -----
> > >From: "shaun everiss" <shaun.e@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > >To: <dectalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >Sent: Friday, June 25, 2004 2:04 AM
> > >Subject: [DECtalk], Re: Flinger first impressions
> > >
> > >
> > > > Hi jason.
> > > > well, I have made another easier account.
> > > > Turning off the firewall well doing that in xp is not a good idea.
> > > > The spy scanner protection is off all the time as I have a rooted
> > > > protection system.
> > > > The popup system can bee killed  for a sh0ort time, the virus systems
>run
> > > > when I want, and only the avg control system runs, for updates etc.
> > > > All auto tasks have been deleted.
> > > > I have dialup
> > > > How big is the file?
> > > > Shaun
> > > > At 05:37 p.m. 25/06/2004, you wrote:
> > > >
> > > > >I had no problems, got right in on the first attempt.  There's no way
>to
> > > > >find out, but are you sure you typed in your username and password
>like
> > >you
> > > > >set them up originally?  Also, you might try temporarilly killing
>some of
> > > > >your programs you mentioned, just to see if that's the problem.  Also
>if
> > > > >you'd like I could send it to you privately, since I still have the
>.zip
> > > > >file.  What type of net connection do you have?  E.G. Dial-up, dsl,
> > >cable,
> > > > >etc?
> > > > >Jayson.
> > > > >
> > > > >----- Original Message -----
> > > > >From: "shaun everiss" <shaun.e@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > >To: <dectalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > >Sent: Friday, June 25, 2004 12:57 AM
> > > > >Subject: [DECtalk], Re: Flinger first impressions
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > > Hay jason.
> > > > > > I got approveed today, but can't access the site.
> > > > > > I thought I typed my passwords and such wrong so redid everything
>on
> > > > > > regestration.
> > > > > > The logon page comes up 3 times then I get error 401!.
> > > > > > How did you do it?
> > > > > > I have a firewall, cookie,tmp and history killer, 2 virus and spy
> > >killers.
> > > > > > But the stuff still allows ligit stuff in.
> > > > > > At 01:36 p.m. 25/06/2004, you wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > >Hi,
> > > > > > >Just got approved for Flinger and downloaded it.  I ran the test
> > >program
> > > > >and
> > > > > > >it actually sounds pretty good singing that short midi.  One
>thing I
> > >have
> > > > > > >not found yet is a way to save the output to a .wav file rather
>than
> > > > >sending
> > > > > > >it to the sound card.  If there's no way, that would be a major
> > >drawback
> > > > >to
> > > > > > >Flinger.  You'd either have to record it to a digital medium E.G.
> > >DAT,
> > > > > > >Minidisk, etc. then rerecord it to the PC, or better yet, use a
> > >program
> > > > >like
> > > > > > >Total Recorder to make the recording.
> > > > > > >Jayson.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
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