[Wine] Bringing Vista's Speech Recognition Engine to Linux via Wine

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Tue Nov 4 09:07:54 CST 2008

2008/11/4 vitamin <wineforum-user at winehq.org>:
> Sam wrote:

>> I can see a path to accomplishing this:
>> 1) pull over a closed source engine
>> 2) create the FOSS GUI for Linux that implements (1), and sends speech-data back to a central database (such as VoxForge)
>> 3) Once this database is suitably populated, we can crank up Sphinx, and we will have everything FOSS.

> This is called stealing.

How on earth is that stealing? Microsoft doesn't own the speech data
people have produced and gathered. Please explain your off-hand

- d.

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