Re: Festival vs. F-lite disk space requirements


I think Flite uses the same file format. ( Will, please correct me if
I'm wrong).  It also requires a Java JRE, are you planning to include
Java in the live CD?

BTW, in the past, Java was required for accessibility,
but that's not true of the latest version.


On Fri, 2006-02-24 at 12:25, Henrik Nilsen Omma wrote:
> Hello,
> We are working on packaging screen reader support for the Ubuntu Live 
> CD, but have gotten ourselves a little confused regarding file sizes ...
> Being a Live CD we are quite limited on disk space. We were thinking 
> that we should use the smaller F-lite, rather than the full Festival, 
> assuming it had smaller speech files. However, because gnome-speech 
> doesn't have direct support for F-lite we also needed to include speech 
> dispatcher (and gnome-speech from CVS), so it begins to grow.
> Can anyone shed some light on the relative space requirements of 
> Festival vs. F-lite? Does Festival include all it's supported languages 
> by default or are they packaged separately (as packaged in Debian)? We 
> would be happy to settle for English-only support this time around.
> Thank you. Any advice will be greatly appreciated.
> - Henrik
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