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Re: R20. Web author selected TTS service should be available both on device and in the cloud.

From: Dan Burnett <dburnett@voxeo.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2010 08:39:04 -0500
Cc: Bjorn Bringert <bringert@google.com>, public-xg-htmlspeech@w3.org
Message-Id: <E86C329D-072B-4D4A-B0D5-9713F0C3316F@voxeo.com>
To: Marc Schroeder <marc.schroeder@dfki.de>
It appears that we *may* have consensus on simply removing this  
requirement.  However, Marc's final comment about SSML only applies if  
we require SSML 1.1, something we have not done so far.

Let's discuss this on today's teleconference.

-- dan

On Nov 30, 2010, at 7:48 AM, Marc Schroeder wrote:

> The use case I could think of is expressing a "wish-list" of voices  
> with which to render a certain text. Like, "take voice abc from  
> vendor v1 if avaiable, if not voice def from vendor v2, or as a last  
> resort any voice in that language."
>
> But I am not convinced this is terribly needed, given the voice  
> selection mechanism we already have in SSML.
>
> Best,
> Marc
>
> On 29.11.10 17:23, Bjorn Bringert wrote:
>> We already have requirements that that there should be a default TTS
>> engine, and that it should be possible to specify network TTS  
>> engines.
>> To this, R20 adds the ability to select between different local
>> recognizers. I don't think that this is terribly useful, since the  
>> web
>> app has no ontrol over what's installed on the local machine.
>>
>> /Bjorn
>>
>> On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 2:53 PM, Dan Burnett<dburnett@voxeo.com>   
>> wrote:
>>> Group,
>>>
>>> This is the next of the requirements to discuss and prioritize  
>>> based on our
>>> ranking approach [1].
>>>
>>> This email is the beginning of a thread for questions, discussion,  
>>> and
>>> opinions regarding our first draft of Requirement 20 [2].
>>>
>>> Please discuss via email as we agreed at the Lyon f2f meeting.   
>>> Outstanding
>>> points of contention will be discussed live at an upcoming  
>>> teleconference.
>>>
>>> -- dan
>>>
>>> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xg-htmlspeech/2010Oct/0024.html
>>> [2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xg-htmlspeech/2010Oct/att-0001/speech.html#r20
>>
>>
>>
>
> -- 
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