Speech vendors shout for standards.html

David Poehlman poehlman1 at home.com
Mon Feb 4 12:56:12 EST 2002

It's about a war among players in industry and how much money they can
make by capturing market share.  It's hard to justify free in that

----- Original Message -----
From: "Frank Carmickle" <frankiec at braille.uwo.ca>
To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Monday, February 04, 2002 12:40 PM
Subject: Re: Speech vendors shout for standards.html

On Mon, 4 Feb 2002, David Poehlman wrote:

> I agree which is why I suggest that the fast track build on something
> other than msaa if they can.  There are some telling remarks in the
> article and for lots of reasons, I hope vxml wins out.  It is a good
> standard being that it is cross platform and open.

I am not sure really what this article was discussing.  Living in a
where I only use freesoftware I don't tend to follow the big corporate
news unless it's hardware related.  What is this project about and how
we as a community help them to understand the benefits of open standards
and freesoftware?

     Frank Carmickle
phone:     412 761-9568
email:     frankiec at dryrose.com

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