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Re: Rename "TTS" object to "TextToSpeech"

From: Glen Shires <gshires@google.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 10:44:22 -0700
Message-ID: <CAEE5bcieCNZ3QkjM9+0QCVj5Z5HJwnAQKx7yv5HdAKErqFkwfQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Young, Milan" <Milan.Young@nuance.com>
Cc: Hans Wennborg <hwennborg@google.com>, Dominic Mazzoni <dmazzoni@google.com>, "public-speech-api@w3.org" <public-speech-api@w3.org>, Adam Sobieski <adamsobieski@hotmail.com>
To me, SpeechRecognition makes more sense because:

- It's an abstraction that may apply to multiple recognizers

- SpeechRecognition.continuous  and some other commands seem more
natural/intuitive to me than  SpeechRecognizer.continuous

On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 10:29 AM, Young, Milan <Milan.Young@nuance.com>wrote:

> While I agree with Dominic's arguments, I doubt the subtle difference in
> semantics between recognition/recognizer or synthesis/synthesizer would be
> appreciated by developers.  My vote is for the original
> synthesizer/recognizer combo because the words pair well together.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hans Wennborg [mailto:hwennborg@google.com]
> Sent: Monday, June 11, 2012 10:08 AM
> To: Dominic Mazzoni
> Cc: public-speech-api@w3.org; Adam Sobieski; Glen Shires
> Subject: Re: Rename "TTS" object to "TextToSpeech"
>
> On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 5:42 PM, Dominic Mazzoni <dmazzoni@google.com>
> wrote:
> > How about SpeechRecognition and SpeechSynthesis instead of
> > SpeechRecognizer and SpeechSynthesizer?
> >
> > The reason being that the APIs are really interfaces to control and
> > dispatch speech recognition and synthesis at a high level, the actual
> > recognizer and synthesizer are not necessarily local (though they
> > could be), they may be in a different process or on a remote server.
>
> That's a good argument. I'm happy with SpeechRecognition and
> SpeechSynthesis if others agree.
>
> Thanks,
> Hans
>
>
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