[Sugar-devel] Google summer of Code proposal: Speech Synthesis
Carol Farlow Lerche
cafl at msbit.com
Sun Mar 29 16:51:44 EDT 2009
This feature doesn't seem solely intended solely as an assistive
technology. But having a "buttonless" mode is a good idea.
On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 12:50 PM, Aleksey Lim <alsroot at member.fsf.org>wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 12:41:35AM +0530, chirag jain wrote:
> > Hi!!
> > I have created a rough proposal of speech synthesis. Please have a look
> > http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/speech-synthesis
> > Well the basic idea is to provide a button in core sugar like a home
> > button which is always present, and whenever the user selects the text
> > in current window and presses the speech button, the selected text is
> > speaked out.
> I'm sure we should expand this simple idea to full-featured support
> of assistive technologies in sugar
> > The doubt is how to provide the button in sugar core? If you have any
> > ideas or suggestions please reply.
> I've just started orca and regular gnome-terminal.. and it doesnt
> use any special buttons(in gnome-terminal) -- i think thats the way
> sugar should follow.
>  http://projects.gnome.org/orca/
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