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[PLS1.0] i18n comment: Possible to choose language specific lexicon?

From: <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 17:28:15 +0000
To: www-voice@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org
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Comment from the i18n review of:

Comment 1
At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0603-pls10/
Editorial/substantive: S
Location in reviewed document:
Owner: RI

(Not clear whether this is a question about PLS or SSML.) Is it possible to choose a pronunciation dictionary on the basis oflanguage? For example, in the case of 

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><speak version="1.0" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2001/10/synthesis" xml:lang="en-US">'Chat' in English refers to a conversation, but '<s xml:lang="fr">chat</s>' in French is the word for 'cat'. </speak>

If not, it would not be possible to distinguish between the two instances of 'chat' correctly. 

It seems that lexicons are expected to be in one language or another
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