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Subject: Re: More voicing options in Rockbox?

Re: More voicing options in Rockbox?

From: Simon Eigeldinger <simon.eigeldinger_at_vol.at>
Date: Sun, 02 Jan 2011 11:48:28 +0100

Hello,,

Am 02.01.2011 10:23, schrieb Daniel Stenberg:
> On Sat, 1 Jan 2011, Petr Bláha wrote:
>
>> Yeah, espeak could be quite usefull if rockbox team makes a decision
>> that rockbox will be equipped with full TTS engine. One big adwantage
>> is, that espeak supports many languages, and another one is, that it
>> don't need too much processor power and memory. So it would be great
>> feature for rockbox. I am very interested in it, as the blind user of
>> mp3 players.
>
> espeak is GPLv3 licensed while Rockbox is GPLv2 so there's a license
> problem.

Well what is the point in gpl v3 what blocks rockbox developers of using
v3 code under v2? Or is it possible to add it as a separate package so
rockbox can be still under gpl v2 and espeak under v3? Would that be a
good solution? So espeak is used as a plugin?

Greetings,
Simon
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