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Re: Chrome beta

From: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 19:04:22 +0200
Message-ID: <4D8A2816.5060501@helsinki.fi>
To: Robert Brown <Robert.Brown@microsoft.com>
CC: "public-xg-htmlspeech@w3.org" <public-xg-htmlspeech@w3.org>, "'Satish Sampath' (satish@google.com)" <satish@google.com>
On 03/23/2011 06:57 PM, Robert Brown wrote:
> This is getting a lot of press today (engadget, techcrunch, etc)
>
> http://chrome.blogspot.com/2011/03/talking-to-your-computer-with-html5.html
>
> It includes the line: “Fresh from the work that we’ve been doing with
> the HTML Speech Incubator Group, we’ve added support for the HTML5
> speech input API”
>
> Unfortunately, the implication here (probably unintended) is that this
> API a product of the XG, which it isn’t. And the press is interpreting
> it as the “HTML5 Speech API”, which it isn’t.
>
> Satish, would you mind posting a clarification to the Chrome blog,
> stating something along the lines of “this is a prototype of Google’s
> proposal to the HTML Speech Incubator Group”?

Yes, that would be good. Also, saying that the API
has something to do with HTML5 is quite misleading.


-Olli
Received on Wednesday, 23 March 2011 17:05:03 GMT

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