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Your comments on the 2001 SSML Working Draft

From: Daniel Burnett <burnett@nuance.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2003 16:19:16 -0800
Message-ID: <F9CCED5DBD9DF047AB3FBC09A361114A0B87AC@MPB1EXCH02.nuance.com>
To: "Edgar, Bob" <Bob.Edgar@dialogic.com>
Cc: <www-voice@w3.org>, "Daniel Burnett" <burnett@nuance.com>

Dear Bob,

Thank you for your comments [1] on the 2001 SSML LCWD [2].  Although it has been two years since you sent them, we will consider your comments in the context of our recently published draft [3] and get back to you as soon as possible with our official response.


Sincerely,

Dan Burnett
Synthesis team leader, VBWG

[1] Email from Bob Edgar to www-voice@w3.org
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-voice/2001JanMar/0007.html

[2] "Speech Synthesis Markup Language Specification for the Speech Interface Framework", W3C Working Draft, 3 January 2001
http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-speech-synthesis-20010103/

[3] "Speech Synthesis Markup Language Version 1.0", W3C Working Draft, 02 December 2002
http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-speech-synthesis-20021202/

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-voice-request@w3.org [mailto:www-voice-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Edgar, Bob
> Sent: Wednesday, January 17, 2001 9:06 AM
> To: www-voice@w3.org
> Subject: Error in SSML DTD?
> 
> 
> Comment on:
> Speech Synthesis Markup Language Specification for the Speech 
> Interface
> Framework
> W3C Working Draft 3 January 2001
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-speech-synthesis-20010103 
> 
> DTD gives "number:ordinal" and "number:digits" as valid 
> say-as types, but
> not just "number", however the example in 2.4 has <say-as 
> type="number">.
> According to my reading of the XML specification, and also 
> according to
> Microsoft's validating parser, this is not allowed by the 
> DTD, you would
> have to explicitly allow "number" -- there is no rule that 
> says you can
> match a prefix of the attribute value. The same issue applies 
> to date, time
> and duration types.
> 
> Bob.
> -------------------------------------------
> Bob Edgar
> Vice President, Parity Software Business Unit
> Converged Communications Services and Solutions Division
> Dialogic Corp., an Intel Company
> (415) 332-5656 ext 111
> Fax (415) 332-5657
> mailto:Bob.Edgar@dialogic.com
> http://www.parity.com
> 
> 
> 
> 
Received on Wednesday, 5 February 2003 19:22:47 GMT

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