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[school-discuss] Re: Korea brings homegrown open source to schools

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
A: Top-posting.
Q: What is the most annoying thing on usenet and in e-mail?

For clarity and to support conversational discussion style, please use
bottom-posting format:  your reply goes below the material cited.  Trim
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Thank you.

on Fri, Jun 24, 2005 at 11:43:17AM -0600, Gordon J. Holtslander (holtslander@xxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> On June 24, 2005 06:56 am, Daniel Howard wrote:
> > At 07:22 AM 6/24/2005, you wrote:
> > > On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, Daniel Howard wrote:

> > Does Xandros/Crossover give good support for sound, microphone and
> > USB/serial ports?  That's one of the issues in a special needs class
> > in our school.  The special needs software uses microphone input for
> > children with speech impediments, and there are also several
> > USB/serial communication devices (touchscreens, communication
> > assistance devices, etc.) that we need to support.  Since Wine and
> > Win4Lin often do not support such devices, I'm stuck with using
> > Windows2000 refurbished PCs (XP won't run much of the older
> > software) and am concerned about hooking them to the Internet for
> > the same reasons below.

> > > I'd be curious to know what legacy software, and if any attempt has
> > > been made to run it on a Xandros with Crossover. I've had excellent
> > > results using this.

> Does anyone have experience with emacspeak
> http://emacspeak.sourceforge.net/

My understanding is that emacspeak requires (or last I checked, did) a
special voice output device.

More likely useful would be the festival package, which handles vocoding
directly, and can translate arbitrary text to speach on standard HW w/

For general audio editing, audacity rocks, though there are simpler
audio records if all you need to do is capture tracks.




Karsten M. Self <kmself@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>        http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
 What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
    Maybe they're like the Orfolei. You know, a carbon-based
    intelligence that goes through a meat stage.
    - Terry Bisson, Meat Beings

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