Bug#902347: brltty-espeak: omits certain punctuation in speech output, even if "announce all" activated

Sebastian Humenda shumenda at gmx.de
Mon Jun 25 12:05:19 BST 2018

Package: brltty-espeak
Version: 5.6-4
Severity: normal
Tags: a11y


I'm using BRLTTY with eSpeak as output module. I have set the punctuation level
to all:

    $ grep 'punct' /var/lib/brltty/brltty.prefs
    speech-punctuation all

but for instance "|" and "<" are not announced, whereas "-" or even '"' is.
Using `speak --punct'|<>' 'a|b| <= c'` works, too.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: buster/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.16.0-2-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
LSM: AppArmor: enabled

Versions of packages brltty-espeak depends on:
ii  brltty         5.6-4
ii  libc6          2.27-3
ii  libespeak-ng1  1.49.2+dfsg-2

brltty-espeak recommends no packages.

brltty-espeak suggests no packages.

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