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Re: [ssml11] Fifth WD of SSML 1.1 is published

From: Dan Burnett <dburnett@voxeo.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 06:58:39 -0400
Message-Id: <F9DA0E9D-6356-4DD5-B9A8-568A918D56E8@voxeo.com>
Cc: <jim@larson-tech.com>, "'Kazuyuki Ashimura'" <ashimura@w3.org>, "'Scott McGlashan'" <scott.mcglashan@hp.com>, <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
To: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>

Richard,

Thanks.  I look forward to hearing any comments you have on the  
languages attribute.
Replies to your specific comments are embedded below, preceded by  
"DB>>".

-- dan

On Mar 28, 2008, at 1:52 PM, Richard Ishida wrote:

> Hi Dan,
>
> I looked at the spec a couple of times, and we discussed during our  
> i18n
> telecon on Tuesday.  Generally it looks great.
>
> I have a few editorial comments that I'll list below, otherwise no  
> comments
> so far.  I have, however, asked for another agenda item for next  
> Tuesday to
> discuss the wording around the languages attribute on the voice  
> element.
> I'll let you know what that results in later.
>
> Here are my comments:
>
> [1]  3.8.1.2, first example
>
> Since the element is called token now and w is an alias, it might  
> be better
> to change the first example to use token rather than w, at least in  
> the
> first few cases.
>
DB>> We considered this as well but decided not to since we really  
want to encourage people to use <w>, but I'll bring it up with the  
group again (since we now have an external reader asking about this).

> [2] same example
>
> Nanjin+g     metropoli+s
>
DB>> Typo.  Will fix.

> [3] 3.1.10 penultimate para
>
> Maybe "pronunciation information is from Ruby" -> "pronunciation  
> information
> is from ruby text"
>
DB>> We will discuss this since it could be interpreted as a change  
in meaning.

> [4] 3.1.11 example
>
> </sub+>
>
DB>> I don't understand this comment.  I verified that the <sub>  
element is closed in the example.

> [5] 3.2.1 para after numbered list
>
> de-SU ?   German as spoken in the Soviet Union?  Maybe you meant de- 
> CH,
> German as spoken in Switzerland?
>
DB>> Hah.  Great catch.  Yes, we meant as spoken in the Confederatio  
Helvetica :)

> Hope that helps,
>
> RI
>
> ============
> Richard Ishida
> Internationalization Lead
> W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
>
> http://www.w3.org/International/
> http://rishida.net/blog/
> http://rishida.net/
>
> From: Dan Burnett [mailto:dburnett@voxeo.com]
> Sent: 18 March 2008 16:31
> To: Richard Ishida
> Cc: jim@larson-tech.com; Kazuyuki Ashimura; Scott McGlashan
> Subject: Fwd: [ssml11] Fifth WD of SSML 1.1 is published
>
> Richard,
>
> Would you and your cohorts be willing to look this over again,  
> informally?
>
> The only changes happening now are non-human language-related, so I  
> do not
> expect the sections you would find relevant to change much between  
> now and
> Last Call.
>
> The main sections we would like your review of are 3.1.8.2, 3.1.10,  
> 3.1.13,
> and 3.2.1.
>
> -- dan
>
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
>
> Resent-From: www-voice@w3.org
> From: Kazuyuki Ashimura <ashimura@w3.org>
> Date: March 18, 2008 12:14:10 PM EDT
> To: VoiceBrowser <www-voice@w3.org>
> Subject: [ssml11] Fifth WD of SSML 1.1 is published
>
>
> Hi www-voice,
>
> The fifth Working Draft of Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML)
> Version 1.1 has been published as follows.
>
> This version:
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-speech-synthesis11-20080317/
>
> Latest version:
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/speech-synthesis11/
>
> Previous version:
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-speech-synthesis11-20071212/
>
> A diff-marked version is also available for comparison purposes at:
> http://www.w3.org/Voice/2008/speech-synthesis11/WD-speech- 
> synthesis11-200803
> 17diff.html
>
> Changes from the previous Working Draft can be found in Appendix G of
> the spec:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-speech-synthesis11-20080317/#AppG
>
> Please send comments to www-voice@w3.org by 17 April 2008.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Kazuyuki Ashimura
> for the W3C Voice Browser WG
>
> -- 
> Kazuyuki Ashimura / W3C Multimodal & Voice Activity Lead
> mailto: ashimura@w3.org
> voice: +81.466.49.1170 / fax: +81.466.49.1171
>
>
>
>
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