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Twelve Motion
04-07-2005, 05:27 AM
How do you pronounce the word Cache as in a computer ram cache?

Is it "Cash" "Catch" or "Chash-a"

hayne
04-07-2005, 06:08 AM
Run the following command in a Terminal window:

/usr/bin/say cache

yellow
04-07-2005, 06:51 AM
It's pronounced "Kash" (http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=cache&x=15&y=15)

Neat trick hayne :)

Craig R. Arko
04-07-2005, 07:24 AM
As long as it's not pronounced "Your check is in the mail." ;)

yellow
04-07-2005, 07:32 AM
oh *groan* :)

hayne
04-07-2005, 11:47 AM
/usr/bin/say "Your Czech is in the mayo"

yellow
04-07-2005, 11:54 AM
LOL! [snort]

Phil St. Romain
04-07-2005, 03:35 PM
It's pronounced "Kash" (http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=cache&x=15&y=15)

Neat trick hayne :)

Sounded like "Tag." At least we know it's not Tag-A! :D

Caius
04-08-2005, 05:57 AM
you don't need the /usr/bin/ bit on the front?

say "cache" works for me, thats what I use in my applescripts anyway, and it's never returned an error....

hayne
04-08-2005, 07:31 AM
you don't need the /usr/bin/ bit on the front?

say "cache" works for me, thats what I use in my applescripts anyway

Three points:
1) I think the 'say' that you have been using in AppleScripts is an AppleScript verb - this is a different way of accomplishing the same thing. /usr/bin/say is a Unix command - that you would use in Terminal. You of course could also use it in an AppleScript via 'do script', but there is no point since there is a built-in AppleScript verb.

2) I gave the full path to the command to make it clear that I was talking about this command.

3) In a shell script it is always advisable to use the full paths to commands to avoid possible ambiguity and error. Thus, although you could use 'say' in a shell script since the standard PATH includes the /usr/bin directory, it is better to use /usr/bin/say'

weltonch777
04-08-2005, 11:00 AM
/usr/bin/say "Your Czech is in the mayo"

/usr/bin/say 'sew that tiswa i heeuz laighdfor wherhck!'

mclbruce
04-08-2005, 01:14 PM
You can highlight the word cache in Safari, then go to the Services menu, select Speech -> Start Speaking Text. If you want to make up your own sentences you can use TextEdit.

cudaboy_71
04-08-2005, 02:30 PM
/usr/bin/say 'sew that tiswa i heeuz laighdfor wherhck!'

nice...but, how do you invoke the sweedish chef voice to go with it???

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