gender voice variants

Michael Everson everson at
Tue Dec 18 20:07:41 CET 2012

On 18 Dec 2012, at 16:30, Anthony Aristar <aristar at> wrote:

> Male/female versions of a language seem far more like dialects to me, since they are include, in most cases, differences in morphology and phonology.

But in this usage scenario there might be no text change whatsoever. Mac OS 10.8 allows me to change the gender and even accent of the bot who performs the text-to-speech function. But when Alex or Victoria reads out a text, he or she just reads it out. The text itself isn't changed.

Michael Everson *

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