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Re: Chrome beta

From: JOHNSTON, MICHAEL J (MICHAEL J) <johnston@research.att.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 13:12:59 -0400
To: "Olli@pettay.fi" <Olli@pettay.fi>
CC: Robert Brown <Robert.Brown@microsoft.com>, "public-xg-htmlspeech@w3.org" <public-xg-htmlspeech@w3.org>, "'Satish Sampath' (satish@google.com)" <satish@google.com>
Message-ID: <7AF92756-825A-49F0-B537-5CFA997E0F31@research.att.com>
Especially since it is linked to a
document with the W3C Editors Draft logo:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xg-htmlspeech/2011Feb/att-0020/api-draft.html

On Mar 23, 2011, at 1:04 PM, Olli Pettay wrote:

> 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
> 
> 
> 
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