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Re: Rename "TTS" object to "TextToSpeech"

From: Dominic Mazzoni <dmazzoni@google.com>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2012 12:55:17 -0700
Message-ID: <CAFz-FYwzZz1Acn+Sc_b8XEvWxXSRKAzazCky2N=u9Eb0bY9MOA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Cc: Adam Sobieski <adamsobieski@hotmail.com>, Glen Shires <gshires@google.com>, public-speech-api-contrib-request@w3.org, public-speech-api@w3.org
On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 12:49 PM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:

> 2. Speech output may go to an on screen display, not just a speech
> synthesizer.

Also, "text" to speech always seemed limited to me, because I can also
generate speech from phonemes, or rich markup. The input to a speech engine
is not limited to "text", so why is it still in the name?

- Dominic
Received on Tuesday, 15 May 2012 19:55:46 UTC

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