Re: [MMUSIC] draft-gellens-mmusic-negotiating-human-language-01.txt

Christian Groves <> Mon, 15 July 2013 02:20 UTC

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Hello Randall,

Please see my comment below.

On 15/07/2013 8:14 AM, Gunnar Hellstrom wrote:
> ...
> 2. You have also introduced this paragraph in 7.1:
> "
> Clients acting on behalf of end users are expected to set one or both
>     'humintlang-send' and 'humintlang-recv' attributes on each media
>     stream in an offer when placing an outgoing session but ignore the
>     attributes when receiving incoming calls.  Systems acting on behalf
>     of call centers and PSAPs are expected to take into account the
>     values when processing inbound calls.
> "
> What is the thought behind this?
> I see the humintlang specification equally valuable in outgoing as incoming calls, and for end-users as well as call-centers and PSAPs.
> If a user gets an incoming call, with humintlang specifications, it can compare with its own profile and decide to invoke a
> relay service or interpreter servicde to cover some differences in language preferences, or just prepare for what media, modalities and
> languages to use in the call..
> I do not see the background for this paragraph, and think it will be better to delete it.
[CNG] I guess this is a question of scope. I would think that the draft 
would just describe the syntax and procedures of this new language tag 
in a generic manner. The application level behaviour of call centres and 
PSAPs would be defined elsewhere?

Regards, Christian