Yeesh. I rebuilt my ThinkPad yesterday, moving from Fedora to Zorin , and got around to my Mycroft configuration sometime around 1:30 in the morning today. Could NOT get things working with the AWS Polly TTS. I spent at LEAST 90 minutes today going back and fixing what my sleep deprived brain screwed up last night. It turns out I'm not in my 20s anymore, and my brain doesn't work as well as it used to in the wee hours of the morning.
@mike out of interest, what do you use the Polly TTS for? An assistant to read long documents to you?
@simon Even though it's the easiest though, I'd don't feel super great about using an AWS product with my Mycroft installations. I'd much rather have something less proprietary. Mozilla's TTS is an option, and you can use your own instance for #Mycroft, but I haven't ever gotten around to getting it setup. It's on my "One Of These Days" list, and eventually I WILL get around to it.
@mike @simon - Mike when you get around to using #mozillaTTS can you give me a bell and let me know how you go? I agree #Mycroft's default voice is not #superamazing. (But #cudos to them for what they have achieved .. ) I'm going to spend today just turning the Living Room lights on and off and on and off and on and. .
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