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Re: Festival Voices and Czech voices

>>>>> "PD" == Peter Drysdale <drysdalepete@gmail.com> writes:

    PD> I hoped that I would be able to at least get it to read the
    PD> readme file which comes with the voice itself. Is this a
    PD> dictionary or encoding problem?

It is an encoding problem.  The file is in UTF-8 which Festival can't
handle.  Czech texts have to be recoded to ISO 8859-2 before passing
them to Festival.

You can use something like

  iconv -f UTF-8 -t ISO-8859-2 -c /usr/share/doc/festvox-czech-ph/README.cs

to recode the file.

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