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Re: Question about using TTS via the prompt element in VXML

From: Lutz Birkhahn <lbirkhahn@adomo.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2003 14:21:52 -0800
To: "Roopa Trivedi" <rotrived@cisco.com>, "'Tracy Boehrer'" <tboehrer@calltower.com>, <www-voice@w3.org>
Message-Id: <03120314215208.10495@leia>

I wrote:
> I think voices in VXML are what fonts are in HTML (or TeX, or Post-
> Script)... Maybe that's a good analogy when discussing this question.

One more item: systems using fonts almost always also have a mapping
mechanism, so that I can map the "Times" request to a similar font
that is available on my system. See e.g. GhostScript's Fontmap, or
dvips's psfonts.map. That way both system administrator / integrator
and VXML author have ways to control the selection of fonts / voices.


Lutz Birkhahn                                       System Software Engineer
Adomo Inc. --  10001 N. De Anza Boulevard Suite 220  --  Cupertino, CA 95014
Received on Wednesday, 3 December 2003 17:38:18 UTC

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