Brainhat code runs on Linux and
Windows platforms, though the Windows code currently lacks the network
components to enable it to run in text daemon or vxml http
The SAPI client is available for
Windows platforms only, and is known to work with speech engines by
Microsoft and Dragon. Others may work as well, but have not been
tested. At this moment, only the Linux version supports VoiceXML. Installation
instructions and programming
instructions are available elsewhere on this site.
A note about the terms
Unlimited personal and commercial use,
including sale of products incorporating Brainhat, is permitted for
this version (Version 1.0) and any sub-revisions. This license does not
extend to future versions, with greater major version numbers (e.g.
Version 2.000 and higher). Furthermore, all previous releases (any
software downloaded prior to March 1, 2000) are subject to the license
agreement made at the time, and found within the distribution.
Particularly, earlier versions require a separate license for
As detailed below, all works based
upon Brainhat must conspicuously bear the legend "Powered by
Brainhat, portions Copyright (C) 2000, Kevin Dowd."
If you really think you need current
source code, please write and tell me why. You will find some older
source on the next page.
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License Version 1.2
May 1, 2000
Kevin Dowd (hereinafter "the Author") has developed Brainhat,
a software kit for building Natural Language Processing systems
(hereinafter "Brainhat"). Brainhat is distributed in
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