gender voice variants

Michael Everson everson at
Tue Dec 18 22:05:00 CET 2012

On 18 Dec 2012, at 18:27, Doug Ewell <doug at> wrote:

> =This is correct and desirable. Peter's scenario of "X as spoken in a
> male/female voice" isn't the same as "X as spoken/written with a
> gender-specific dialect/grammar/vocabulary." The former is generic; the
> latter is language-specific, and would require separate variant subtags
> for each such language.

In Portugese a man says "Obrigado!" 'Thanks!'. 
In Portugese a woman says "Obrigada!" 'Thanks!'. 

We are surely not going to have subtags for this. 

Michael Everson *

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