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Re: [css3-speech] voice-family

From: Daniel Weck <daniel.weck@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2011 17:32:04 +0100
Message-Id: <2D37194A-B949-4605-B66B-56C0A90E13D7@gmail.com>
To: "www-style@w3.org style" <www-style@w3.org>, Andrew Thompson <lordpixel@mac.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
That's also how I interpreted the SSML spec.
/Daniel

On 1 Jul 2011, at 13:46, Andrew Thompson wrote:

> On Jun 30, 2011, at 6:01 PM, fantasai  
> <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>> No, I mean the <integer>? <gender> <integer>? notation (which
>> represents  <age> <gender> <variant>), as opposed to the <string>/ 
>> <ident>
>> notation which specifies a voice by name.
>>
>
>
> Thanks.  I think a use case for multiple ic voice families can be  
> something like this:
>
> voice-family: 60 male, 60 female;
>
> For a given language there may not be any male voices so the second  
> one would be used.
>
> Since we explicitly leave the matching algorithm up to the  
> synthesizer it might even be necessary to write something like:
>
> voice-family: 60 male, 60 female, 30 male, 30 female;
>
> The intent here is to prefer a mature male voice if one is  
> available, with a mature female next, followed by an adult male  
> etcetera. Essentially trying prioritize age over gender.
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