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Definitive VoiceXML™ by David Cuddihy, Adam Hocek

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3.4. break

Element typebreak
Attributessize | time
Parentsaudio | choice | emphasis | enumerate | menu | paragraph | prompt | prosody | sentence | voice
ChildrenNone.
DescriptionInserts a silent interval in a text-to-speech rendering.

DTD

<!ELEMENT break EMPTY >
<!ATTLIST break
  size (large | medium | small | none) 'medium'
  time %duration;                      #IMPLIED >

Language model

Attributes

size : ( large | medium | small | none) = medium

Indicates the length of the break using semantic language.

time : duration

Indicates the length of the break.

Children

None.

Examples

Example 3-6. Using break elements to create a countdown
 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?> ...

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