RE: SSML 2.3.2 mark Element. Clarification please

Dear Dave,

The capability you have described is outside the scope of the SSML language itself, but it is conceivable that an application or a processor using SSML can make use of the marks to accomplish this with a bit of application development work, say in an embedding environment such as SMIL or VoiceXML.

If there is a problem with this, please let us know as soon as possible.  If we do not hear
from you within 14 days, we will assume this is fine.

-- Dan Burnett
Synthesis Team Leader, VBWG

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Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2003 6:57 AM
Subject: SSML 2.3.2 mark Element. Clarification please

Our use case, is to produce globs of analogue audio
on either CD or audio compact cassette for delivery to our customers.

Whichever media, we need to be able to set it off playing, and have
the application stop when the 2 hours or 45 mins is reached.

Could anyone say if this is possible using the mark element?
something along the lines of guess the likely stopping places around
the 45 mins point, then have a system event do something to wake the
operator up / send an email or something. 

Waiting around for 22 hours of audio to play out is kinda wasteful :-)
Any feedback appreciated.

Regards DaveP.

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