[Kde-accessibility] Encoding once more

Mikolaj Machowski mikmach at wp.pl
Thu Jan 6 10:53:05 CET 2005

Dnia czwartek, 6 stycznia 2005 01:39, Gary Cramblitt napisał:
> On Wednesday 05 January 2005 07:03 pm, Mikolaj Machowski wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > 2nd Jan 2005 CVS-HEAD
> >
> > When I was writing about support for Polish mentioned about problems
> > with some characters. Tried to work around it with 'Command' option
> > with some success. Just set command as:
> >
> > echo "%t" | tr '(){}[]"' ' ' > %f; festival --tts --language polish %f
> >
> > And got what I want (list of unspoken characters isn't complete).
> > Unfortunately encoding strikes back, despite of setting in list
> > ISO8859-2 it is broken.
> Try this
> cat %f | tr '(){}[]"' ' ' | festival --tts --language polish
> Unfortunately, the %t option won't honor the encoding setting.  It is
> encoded by KProcess using whatever your desktop encoding is set to.  But
> the %f ought to work.  Please let me know if it works.  Thanks.

Works great. Thanks.

> BTW, I am adding a filtering capability to KTTS right now that will
> permit you to filter out these characters using the Festival Interactive
> plugin.  Look for it in CVS later this week.

I am usually updating on Sunday.

> > BTW. Good feature would be possibility to set text of test. IMO code
> > for signatures would be taken - text in textarea, file or output of
> > command (last one not necessarily).
> There is a known problem here.  It should speak "K D E is a modern
> graphical desktop for UNIX computers." translated into whatever the
> language of the *voice* is, which in this case is Polish (not the
> desktop language). However, I haven't been able to figure out how to
> code that; asked in kde-devel mailing list, but no answer so far.  Can
> someone show me how to do that please?  I'd like to get it working for
> 3.4 release of KDE.

I don't know how to do exactly but usually these things are done with
.desktop files.


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