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Convert the current abstracts listed on the arxiv to a set of audio files.

Project Description

Note: this only works on Mac OS X.

Inspired by a hack suggested at #hackAAS by Kathy Cooksey.

Built by Dan Foreman-Mackey and distributed under the BSD 2-clause license (see LICENSE).

This web scraping project makes use of the html2text module written by one of the greatest scrapers that that community has known: Aaron Swartz.


You can install using pip with:

pip install arxiv2speech


Usage: arxiv2speech [-h | --help] [-u URL] [-o OUTPUT] [--clobber]

-h --help  show this
-u URL     custom arXiv RSS [default:]
-o OUTPUT  base directory for output [default: ./build]
--clobber  overwrite an existing archive
--quiet    don't print any status messages
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arxiv2speech-0.0.4.tar.gz (4.2 kB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 Source Jan 15, 2013

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