gender voice variants
petercon at microsoft.com
Wed Dec 19 23:02:46 CET 2012
See my other post: I think this would be based on an incorrect approach to how to think about this.
From: ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no [mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no] On Behalf Of Doug Ewell
Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 1:14 PM
To: Milos Rancic; Broome, Karen
Cc: ietf-languages at iana.org
Subject: Re: gender voice variants
And this, IIRC, is why we decided not to try to solve this seemingly simple problem the last time it was brought up.
Doug Ewell | Thornton, Colorado, USA
http://www.ewellic.org | @DougEwell
From: Milos Rancic
However, gender  is a quite complex category, if we are talking about all languages. That means that it's possible to have different gender inflection based on categories other than [approximation of] natural sex. For example, different inflection or syntax depending on social class.
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