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Re: [css3-speech] voice-family

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2011 10:20:29 -0700
Message-ID: <4E14995D.1010003@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 07/01/2011 05:46 AM, Andrew Thompson wrote:
>
> 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.

What happens if I have a male voice that's 55 years old? Do I use that, or
fall back to 60-year-old female?

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 6 July 2011 18:27:11 GMT

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