gender voice variants

Doug Ewell doug at
Tue Dec 18 20:00:10 CET 2012

Caoimhin O Donnaile <caoimhin at smo dot uhi dot ac dot uk> wrote:

>> "I want the audio prompts in the UI to be in Czech and in a male
>> voice".
> If you start using the subtag to denote the gender of the speaker
> rather than language variety, then how would you label Japanese
> women’s language spoken by a male, or vice-versa?

Which is exactly why I said the "gender of the voice" issue is separate
from the "language variety" issue, and needs to be tagged separately.

Doug Ewell | Thornton, Colorado, USA | @DougEwell ­

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