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Re: [Emacspeak] Swiftmac 2: pre-PR request for testers

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  • From: Robert Melton <lists AT>
  • To: "T.V Raman" <raman AT>
  • Cc: Emacspeaks <emacspeak AT>
  • Subject: Re: [Emacspeak] Swiftmac 2: pre-PR request for testers
  • Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2024 16:28:07 -0400

I got espeak working on MacOS without much issue. I love the beepcaps
from it! I tried to get Dectalk working but was unable to find the required
tts library for MacOS. I will revisit my issues in a new thread if they

I haven't tried outloud yet, will attempt that tonight. Absolutely knowing
exactly what it sounds like for you minus notifications would be excellent.

And regarding breaking MacOS releases, hopefully with Swiftmac 2 using
the iOS libraries they will be well supported into the future.

> On Mar 27, 2024, at 16:24, T.V Raman <raman AT> wrote:
> One more thing for you to try if you haven't already,
> 1. Take the time to experience Emacspeak using either Outloud or the Dectalk
> 2. I believe from what I saw on the Dectalk codebase that it runs on the Mac
> 3. So installing tcl via homebrew and compiling the server will give you
> what I use on Linux
> 4. Added advantage -- if that works, it might survive Mac upgrades
> --

Robert "robertmeta" Melton
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