[OSM-talk] handling street names in speech

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 16 15:37:40 UTC 2019


I think this one has nailed it.

Thanks John

On Tue, 16 Jul 2019 at 11:36, Stefan Baebler <stefan.baebler at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hints to the speaker (human or TTS engine) can be provided via:
> 1) pronunciation tag:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Phonetics eg
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:name:pronunciation
> 2) teach it how to expand appreviations in different languages, eg
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Name_finder:Abbreviations
> 3) Both :)
>
> br,
> Štefan
>
> On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 5:23 PM Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com>
> wrote:
>
>> The same happened in Poland, abbreviations are expanded.
>>
>>
>> 16 Jul 2019, 17:02 by nunocapelocaldeira at gmail.com:
>>
>> in Portugal the community has agreed not to use abreviations.
>>
>> A terça, 16/07/2019, 15:58, John Whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> escreveu:
>>
>> One or two are problematic usually as the street name is an
>> abbreviation.    For example 1e Avenue in French meaning First Avenue.
>>
>> Any suggestions on how these should be handled?  This particular
>> application is aimed at partially sighted people but I feel we should be
>> able to come up with a generic solution.
>>
>> Thanks John
>>
>>
>>
>>
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