Tweak Speech output -- revSpeak phonems

Jeanne A. E. DeVoto jeanne at
Tue Apr 29 01:27:01 EDT 2003

At 5:28 PM -0700 4/28/03, Sannyasin Sivakatirswami wrote:
>Does text-to-speech in rev work with phonems? in hypercard-supercard we
>were able to take a string, convert to phonems and then hand tweak that
>phonem text field to generate a near perfect replication of say a
>Spanish, Sanskrit word or Tamil word that would otherwise be pronounced
>as if it being spoken by someone in the mid-west USA.
>What are our options (cross-platform) for tweaking the speech output in
>this way in Rev?

The speech library uses the system-provided speech, so phonemes will work
on Mac OS (the same way they do using AppleScript, HyperCard, etc.). I'm
not sure what the capabilities are for speaking phonemes in Windows

Jeanne A. E. DeVoto ~ jeanne at
Runtime Revolution Limited - Software at the Speed of Thought

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