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3.55 token

Element type

token

Attributes

lexicon | xml:lang

Parents

count | item | rule

Children

PCDATA

Description

A token encapsulates one or more words. These words are typically written using plain text.

DTD

<!ELEMENT token (#PCDATA) >
<!ATTLIST token
  lexicon  CDATA   #IMPLIED
  xml:lang NMTOKEN #IMPLIED >

Language model

55

Attributes

  • lexicon : CDATA

    Specifies a lexicon document to be used to represent this token phonetically.

  • xml:lang : NMTOKEN

    Specifies the spoken language used with this element - for example, en-US for US English.

Children

  • PCDATA

    The word or words that comprise this token.

Examples

Example 3-66 A token definition within a grammar

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
<vxml version="2.0">
  <form id="test">
    <field name="city">
      <prompt>Which city?</prompt>
      <grammar xml:lang="en-US" version="1.0" root="city">
        <rule id="city" scope="public">
          <one-of>
            <item><token>New York City</token></item>
            <item><token>Los Angeles</token></item>
          </one-of>
        </rule>
      </grammar>
      <filled>
        <prompt>
          You said <value expr="city"/>.
        </prompt>
      </filled>
    </field>
  </form>
</vxml>
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