[Development] Qt Speech in Qt 5.6

Frederik Gladhorn frederik.gladhorn at theqtcompany.com
Fri May 8 15:48:11 CEST 2015

On Friday, May 08, 2015 10:41:04 AM Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer wrote:
> On Friday 08 May 2015 14:59:22 Frederik Gladhorn wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I'd like to propose inclusion of QtSpeech in Qt 5.6.
> > 
> > Currently the module implements text to speech on Lin/Win/OS X/Android and
> > there is a patch for iOS which needs to be re-done but works as proof of
> > concept.
> > My only concern is currently the license of speech-dispatcher which is at
> > the moment used on Linux. They just changed the license everywhere to
> > LGPL,
> > but this change has not yet been released. That means for the time being
> > the module would be LGPL only on Linux, we are planning to look into
> > alternative synthesizers though.
> Any chance to ask upstream to release the code soon? If I'm not wrong that
> would help the Qt project for releasing and we distros will not have much of
> a problem with the old version.

The release is planned for around May 20 if I understand correctly, so yes.
Jeremy and Luke also added a bit of API for our needs (or fixing some of the 
most urgently missing pieces).


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