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— convert Julius grammar to SAPI XML grammar format

Synopsis [prefix...]

Description converts a recognition grammar file of Julius (.grammar, .voca) to Microsoft SAPI XML grammar format. prefix should be a file name of target grammar, excluding suffixes. If multiple argument is given, each will be process sequencialy in turn.

The internal character set should be in UTF-8 format. By default assume input in EUC-JP encoding and tries to convert it to UTF-8 using iconv. You may want to disable this feature within the script.

It will fail to convert a left recursive rule in the grammar. When fails, it will leave the source rules in the target .xml file, so you should modify the output manually to solve it.

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The conversion procedure is somewhat dumb one, only converting the non-terminal symbols and terminal symbols (=word category name) into corresponding rules one by one. This is only a help tool, and you will need a manual inspection and editing to use it on a real SAPI application.


The same as Julius.