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Jerry McKinney

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WYSIWYS: What You See is What You Say

What does the term "speech-aware" mean in an application?I first heard this term in 1994 while developing and teaching speech programming classes at IBM. The term "speech-enabled" meant that a current application used keystroke macros which were attached to a voice keyword to perform an action. This would be the equivalent of a macro in Wordperfect or Brief, but using voice.