from the get-it-while-you-can dept.
Mandrake wrote in: "CMU Sphinx (the speech recognition software being developed at CMU being
funded by DARPA and NSF for the last 15 years) has gone open source and is up
for download on SourceForge. You can
check out the announcement,
go to the home page
at CMU, or download
the code for yourself. It should build out-of-box on several platforms,
freebsd, sun4m, etc. - but work is still needed. Help with documentation would
be greatly appreciated, too. It's important that people grab this stuff ASAP,
too, just in case some people decide to go after it for potential patent
violations (we all know how much people love the patent system)."
"It says he made us all to be just like him. So if we're dumb, then god is
dumb, and maybe even a little ugly on the side."
-- Frank Zappa