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Re: XyWrite and voice recognition

-----Original Message-----
From: N. Sivin 
To: xywrite@xxxxxxxx 
Date: Tuesday, January 05, 1999 1:19 PM
Subject: Re: XyWrite and voice recognition

>A "reported accuracy rate of around 90%" means that one letter
in ten is
>wrong. Looking back to the early days of OCR, my experience was
that an
>accuracy rate of 95% means that editing the material into usable
>takes as long as typing it in. I discount all claims in
evaluations of
>software that contain the word "hot" or "cool."

Well said.
And nobody is likely to apply those terms to XyWrite.