This is a Debian prepackaged version of the festival 16k diphone database.
This package was put together by Joey Hess <email@example.com>, using
This directory contains a diphone synthesizer voice for American English.
This distribution falls under the following copyright. See further
notes below copyright.
Alan W Black and Kevin Lenzo
Copyright (c) 1998
All Rights Reserved.
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to use and distribute
this software and its documentation without restriction, including
without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish,
distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of this work, and to
permit persons to whom this work is furnished to do so, subject to
the following conditions:
1. The code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of
conditions and the following disclaimer.
2. Any modifications must be clearly marked as such.
3. Original authors' names are not deleted.
4. The authors' names are not used to endorse or promote products
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THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH AND THE CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS WORK
DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE, INCLUDING
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Note this voice cotains a file Copyright CSTR, University of Edinburgh
under the same lincences as the above. The voice also requires the
separate distributions festlex_POSLEX.tar.gz and festlex_CMU.tar.gz.
festlex_POSLEX.tar.gz is copyright CSTR under the same free licence
while festlex_CMU.tar.gz contain material derived from material
copyright by Carnegie Mellon University, though their licence is as
free as the one above so.
This voice was created while awb was visiting the speech group at
CMU in fall 98.