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Re: Default for continuous attribute - and clarify wording

From: Glen Shires <gshires@google.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2012 00:59:49 -0700
Message-ID: <CAEE5bcgXLVhdmXT1EBUfYP3sktHV1GLWNHaJmfP8woHxOEOGQg@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-speech-api@w3.org
I've updated the spec with this change:
https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/speech-api/rev/7b70520efdb8

As always, the current draft spec is at:
http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/speech-api/raw-file/tip/speechapi.html

/Glen Shires

On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 11:50 PM, Glen Shires <gshires@google.com> wrote:

> I propose the following. I don't believe it changes the meaning of the
> spec, but rather clarifies it. If there's no disagreement, I'll add this to
> the spec on Thursday.
>
>
> Add to end of 5.1 The Speech Recognition Interface  [Because these terms
> are used throughout the spec without ever being defined.]
>
> The term final result, as used below, indicates a SpeechRecognitionResult
> in which the final attribute is true.  The term interim result, as used
> below, indicates a SpeechRecognitionResult in which the final attribute is
> false.
>
>
> 5.1.1 Speech Recognition Attributes
>
> continuous attribute [Clarify wording, change default from SHOULD to MUST]
>
> When the continuous attribute is set to false the user agent MUST return
> no more than one final result in response to starting recognition, for
> example a single turn pattern of interaction. When the continuous attribute
> is set to true the user agent MUST return zero or more final results
> representing multiple consecutive recognitions in response to starting
> recognition, for example a dictation. The default value MUST be
> false.  Note, this attribute setting does not affect interim results.
>
>
> 5.1.3 Speech Recognition Events [for consistency, begin all event
> definitions with "Fired when ".]
>
>
> /Glen Shires
>
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