Re: Weird Abbreviation Processing Mid-word?


Gene
 

It sounds very similar but it is a different synthesizer.
 
Gene

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Sent: Sunday, October 10, 2021 9:11 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Weird Abbreviation Processing Mid-word?
 
I'm pretty sure it's specific versions of eloquence, Codefactory or
not. I just tried it with IBM TTS, and I'm guessing that has different
dictionaries because that's technically a different synthesizer? No
problems with it there.

On 10/10/21, Gene <gsasner@...> wrote:
> It isn’t code fac gtory and I dubt the behavior of other synthesizers is due
> to Code Factory or largely not.  As I said, the problem occurs in Openbook,
> which uses Eloquence.  I tested with a very old version of JAWS and the
> problem doesn’t exist there.  I almost never use JAWS so I havedn’t kept it
> current.  But my test raises the question of whether the behavior occurs in
> currengt JAWS versions.  In other wordss, was it introduced into Eloquence
> in a later version or has JAWS compensated for the behavior.
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> Whatever the case, you might as well let Code Factory know.  You may want to
> write to whomever owns Eloquence now but it is such old software that I
> doubt igt is bbeing further developed or corrected.
>
> Gene
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Clement Chou
> Sent: Sunday, October 10, 2021 7:54 PM
> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
> Subject: Re: [nvda] Weird Abbreviation Processing Mid-word?
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> Pretty sure I haven't been the first one to experience this, so others
> probably have. I will contact them as well, just in case, but I'm not
> holding my breath. It's ironic how alternative versions of Eloquence
> don't have this issue. Thanks for the detective work Jean. I'm not
> surprised that it's a problem with this version of eloquence..
> codefactory makes a lot of assumptions about how people want things
> read. lol
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> On 10/10/21, Sarah k Alawami <marrie12@...> wrote:
>> Has anyone contacted them about this? If so what was their response if
>> any?
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>> From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
>> Sent: Sunday, October 10, 2021 3:09 PM
>> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
>> Subject: Re: [nvda] Weird Abbreviation Processing Mid-word?
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>> On Sun, Oct 10, 2021 at 05:28 PM, Sarah k Alawami wrote:
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>> Now, to see if they really  care.
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>> And they very well may not.  But, as I've said many times about many
>> pieces
>> of software:  They can't fix what has never been identified (or stumbled
>> upon by them - which is a form of identification) as a problem.
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>> And, sometimes, even if "they" care, quite a bit, fix time frames are
>> directly dependent on both the complexity of the work required and where
>> a
>> given fix falls in their hierarchy of work for both new features and
>> fixes.
>> Some stuff that's really simple to fix is done very quickly while some
>> stuff
>> that appears to be very simple to fix really isn't, or there are tons of
>> higher priority issues/new features.
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>> Brian - Windows 10, 64-Bit, Version 21H1, Build 19043
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>> The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.
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