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Re: [css3-speech] pitch alteration expressed in semitones and Hertz

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011 10:42:34 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTik1eruH0Fw5O6grsgDZ4nOJ6CMNAURkp8RhT7SS@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel Weck <daniel.weck@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 10:12 AM, Daniel Weck <daniel.weck@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> The latest editor's draft of the CSS3 Speech Module [1] now includes support
> for pitch alteration ('voice-pitch' and 'voice-pitch-range') based on
> relative changes (decrement or increment) expressed with semitones and Hertz
> values. This addition provides better compatibility with SSML 1.0 [2], and
> enables more sophisticated authoring scenarios. The impact in terms of
> implementation costs is relatively low (simple new parsing rules, and basic
> arithmetics to compute pitch frequencies).
>
> Comments welcome.
> Regards, Daniel
>
> [1]
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-speech/#voice-pitch
>
> [2]
> http://www.w3.org/TR/speech-synthesis/#S3.2.4

I suppose the obvious question is, does this enable me to Autotune a webpage?

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 19 January 2011 18:43:26 GMT

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