This is a Debian prepackaged version of the festival 8k diphone database. This package was put together by Joey Hess , using sources from: The following copyright applies to this package: This directory contains a diphone synthesizer voice for American English. This distribution falls under the following copyright. See further notes below copyright. Centre for Speech Technology Research University of Edinburgh, UK Copyright (c) 1997 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 derived from this software without specific prior written permission. THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH AND THE CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS WORK DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH NOR THE CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE. Note this voice also requires the separate distributions festlex_POSLEX.tar.gz and festlex_CMU.tar.gz. festlex_POSLEX.tar.gz fall under the same copyright as the above but festlex_CMU.tar.gz contain material derived from material copyright by Carnegie Mellon University, though their licence is as free as ours above so.