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Re: changing voice with festival




--- Matthew Miller <mattdm mattdm org> wrote:

> On Sat, Jul 02, 2005 at 01:53:30PM -0700, Globe Trotter wrote:
> > Would it please be possible to include a British male and female accent
> > also? Their diction is usually great and understandable across the world!
> > (Brits call themselves as lacking in accent:-)
> 
> Unfortunately, the British voices use festlex_OALD, from the  Oxford
> Advanced Learners' Dictionary, and that's restricted to non-commercial use.
> So it can't be included. (This is why the CMU Scottish voice is US English,
> too, I suppose.)
> 

I see. Are there any other non-restricted options other than those you have
presented there?

Many thanks!





> Like I said, I'm not a speech synthesis expert... if anyone knows any
> Fedora-licensing-compatible options, let me know.
> 
> 
> > Btw, I have no .festivalrc file. I guess I should creat this, looking at
> > the manual?
> 
> Yep.
> 
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