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Re: The SpeechRecognition.maxNBest attribute

From: Hans Wennborg <hwennborg@google.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 18:36:16 +0100
Message-ID: <CAB8jPheYdkR5_9dfxNLgUYVmMw5fP5tg+jE9rwTf0kEKgUJnrA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Young, Milan" <Milan.Young@nuance.com>
Cc: "olli@pettay.fi" <olli@pettay.fi>, "public-speech-api@w3.org" <public-speech-api@w3.org>
On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 3:55 PM, Young, Milan <Milan.Young@nuance.com> wrote:
> Maybe I'm missing something here, but a short is going to give us 65k possibilities.  That's the maximum size of an array in many languages.
>
> If a recognition engine can't put the right answer into one of those slots it has bigger problems.

I think Olli's point (please correct me if I'm wrong) was that it's
common to use long by default unless there is a specific reason not
to.

Thanks,
Hans
Received on Tuesday, 19 June 2012 17:37:07 GMT

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