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Re: 回覆: 回覆: [css3-speech] Last Call for CSS Speech module

From: Daniel Weck <daniel.weck@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2011 14:58:26 +0100
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <AB1EC851-B2B3-461B-8FDE-565627C59C48@gmail.com>
To: jtchen0901 <jtchen0901@itri.org.tw>, epub-working-group@googlegroups.com
Hi Chen, I am not sure that [www-style] is the appropriate mailing list for this discussion, so please switch over to the active email thread at [epub-working-group]
:)

http://groups.google.com/group/epub-working-group/msg/8ccdaa19496a27f2

Cheers, Dan

On 7 Sep 2011, at 14:52, jtchen0901 wrote:

> Yes. The first idea of our team is to support the implementation of SSML phonemes on the SIGIL platform.
> In addition, the CSS3 speech subset is expected to be implemented on the EPUB reader created by III on Taiwan,
> which is a commercialized product available on many pad systems like Android.
> 
> For EPUB3, the rich-media feature like TTS support is important, particularly for the voice book.
> However the voice-rate and voice-pitch have been omitted after the final internal working draft.
> Since the voice rate and voice pitch are both essential in the TTS support,
> It is recommended to keep both the voice-rate and voice-pitch properties in the final EPUB 3 draft.
> 
> Any idea ?
> 
> Sincerely.
> 
> Jiang-Chun Chen
> 
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> 寄件者: "Daniel Weck" <daniel.weck@gmail.com>
> 日期: 2011年9月7日 14:42
> 收件者: "陳江村" <jtchen0901@itri.org.tw>
> 副本: "W3C style mailing list" <www-style@w3.org>
> 主旨: Re: 回覆: [css3-speech] Last Call for CSS Speech module
> 
>> Hello, let's hope there will be enough interest from implementors! :)
>> Will your team be working on EPUB3 reading systems with support for TTS? (CSS3 Speech subset, inline SSML phonemes, PLS pronunciation lexicons)
>> Regards, Daniel
>> 
>> On 7 Sep 2011, at 07:30, jtchen0901 wrote:
>> 
>>> hi Daniel,
>>> Sorry to response late.
>>> The status of CSS3 Speech is stated as :
>>> "The following features are at-risk and may be dropped at the end of the CR
>>> period if there has not been enough interest from implementers:
>>> voice-balance, voice-duration, voice-pitch, voice-range, and voice-stress"
>>> 
>>> However, considering the content richness of voice books,
>>> the characters of roles highly depends on the pitch of his/her voice,
>>> and the pitch parameter would makes the the voice more vivid.
>>> therefore I strongly encourage to keep the 'voice-pitch' attribute.
>>> 
>>> Hope it's not too late.
>>> 
>>> Jiang-Chun Chen
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --------------------------------------------------
>>> 寄件者: "Bert Bos" <bert@w3.org>
>>> 日期: 2011年8月19日 19:15
>>> 收件者: "W3C style mailing list" <www-style@w3.org>
>>> 主旨: [css3-speech] Last Call for CSS Speech module
>>> 
>>>> The CSS WG just published what is intended to be the last working draft
>>>> of CSS Speech:
>>>> 
>>>>  http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-css3-speech-20110818/
>>>> 
>>>> The module contains the properties to style how a document is spoken by
>>>> a speech synthesizer: voice, volume, speed, pauses, cue sounds, etc.
>>>> 
>>>> The working group wants to verify that the draft is ready for
>>>> implementation. That means: unless the feedback on this call for
>>>> comments indicates problems, the next version will be a Candidate
>>>> Recommendation.
>>>> 
>>>> The deadline for comments is the 30th of September.
>>>> 
>>>> The preferred place for comments is this mailing list, <www-
>>>> style@w3.org>. If you send e-mail, please start the subject line with
>>>> 
>>>>  [css3-speech]
>>>> 
>>>> as I did on this message.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> For the CSS WG,
>>>> 
>>>> Bert
>>>> -- 
>>>> Bert Bos                                ( W 3 C ) http://www.w3.org/
>>>> http://www.w3.org/people/bos                               W3C/ERCIM
>>>> bert@w3.org                             2004 Rt des Lucioles / BP 93
>>>> +33 (0)4 92 38 76 92            06902 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France
>>>> 
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