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Speak the time on the hour via Terminal
Authored by: fguilleme on Jan 02, '08 12:26:50PM

I had the same problem with the french voice. I use OSX in english with a qwerty keyboard but I like to hear the time in french using the proper form (5 heure moins le quart in place of the ugly 16 heure 45). So the only option was to use a simple shell script and cron. Associated with a nice voice such as those from assistiveware it makes a nice speaking clock.
Additoonnaly the voices can be used with adium to speak the various events instead of a stupid sound. It can even speak the message in case you're not in front of the screen.



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