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Lua is free software, and is provided as usual with no guarantees, as stated in its license.The implementation described in this manual is available at Lua's official web site, .Like any other reference manual, this document is dry in places.Susan Bennett, a voice-over actor from suburban Atlanta, Georgia, laid down hours of nonsensical recordings for an unknown client eight years ago; little did she know, she would soon be speaking to more than 100million people once Siri was introduced with the i Phone 4S on October 4, 2011. That's one of the reasons why Siri might sometimes sound like she has a bit of an attitude,' Mrs Bennett told While Apple won't confirm that Mrs Bennett is Siri, professionals who know her voice, including those who represents her legally, say she is Siri.For four hours a day during the entire month of July 2005, Mrs Bennett, 64, read hundreds of phrases and sentences that enabled Apple to pull out vowels, consonants, syllables and diphthongs; before playing with her pitch and speed.'There are some people that just can read hour upon hour upon hour, and it's not a problem. An audio-forensics expert with 30 years of experience also studied both voices and confirms that she is '100per cent' Siri.

When Scan Soft, a software company looking for a voice for a new project, asked Mrs Bennett to record phrases to be used in a database to construct speech, she had no idea how her voice would eventually be used 'And so, consequently, I was very conservative about it for a long time. And it seemed like everyone was clamoring to find out who the real voice behind Siri is, and so I thought, well, you know, what the heck?

This is the time.'Mrs Bennett fell into voice work by accident in the Seventies.

Today, she speaks in commercials and on countless phone systems.

She also spells out directions from GPS devices, and greets travelers in Delta airport terminals. Then when Cameron bought the phone himself, she began guiding him on its GPS feature. I'd call my bank while I was in college in Colorado, and it was my mom telling me I had ,' he said.

But in 2005, when Scan Soft, a software company looking for a voice for a new project, asked Mrs Bennett to sign a contract offering her voice for recordings that would be used in a database to construct speech, she had no idea how her voice would eventually be used.'A colleague e-mailed me [about Siri] and said, "Hey, we've been playing around with this new Apple phone. "' So Mrs Bennett pulled up Apple's website and listened to video clips announcing Siri. Mrs Bennett's attorney, Steve Sidman, said that since he began representing her last year, he has 'engaged in substantial negotiations -- multiple, months-long negotiations -- with parties along the economic food chain, so to speak, that involved her rendering services as the voice of Siri.''They are identical -- a 100per cent match, he said after creating back-to-back comparison files.

Lua is an extension programming language designed to support general procedural programming with data description facilities.