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Re: Evidently someone is confused as to what "barge in" means.

From: Robert Barkan <rhb@cisco.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 21:24:16 -0500
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To: Sturtevant Dean <Dean.Sturtevant@comverse.com>
Cc: "'www-voice@w3.org'" <www-voice@w3.org>

Dean, are you confusing the "bargein" attribute with the "bargeintype"
attribute?  You quoted the behavior for when the bargeintype attribute 
(or property) is set to "hotword".  If bargeintype is set to "speech"
then the prompt is stopped on the start of speech or DTMF, ie: 
when the person "interrupts" the prompt.

The bargeintype default is platform-specific, but I would think that
the "speech" value is the more common default to avoid the 
stutter-effect for all but special hotword-based applications.

At 05:52 PM 3/10/2004 -0500, Sturtevant Dean wrote:

>I would have thought that "barge in" is what happens if the person on the
>phone interrupts prompts. But perhaps the VoiceXML committee feels
>differently, as evidenced by the addition of the parenthetical statement in
>the VoiceXML 2.0 proposal:
>The prompt will not be stopped until a complete match of an active grammar
>is detected. Input that does not match a grammar is ignored (note that this
>even applies during the timeout period); as a consequence, a nomatch event
>will never be generated in the case of hotword bargein.
>That "note" is not by my definition of bargein a clarification, but rather a
>significant change to the specification. Am I the only one who thinks so?
>- Dean
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