Replacing a name pronunciation file
Added by IBM contributorIBM | Edited by Claudia R Elbourn on June 15, 2015
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To replace the name pronunciation file associated with a profile, send a binary audio file to the web address defined in the audio file link returned by the Profile's entry document.
You can only replace the name pronunciation file associated with a profile if you are the profile owner or an administrator.

To replace the name pronunciation file for a profile, complete the following steps:
1. Get the service document for the person's profile. See Retrieving the Profiles service document
2. From the service document, get the URI for the profiles feed which is specified in the href attribute of the collection element and use it to get the profiles feed for the user.
3. In the returned feed, find the value of the href attribute for the link element where the rel attribute has the value "" .../>. Alternatively, use the URI specified in the "Request Details" table below.




rel="" type="audio" /> 

4. Use this link to send a PUT request to replace the pronunciation file.

You will need a REST client that supports a binary stream of the media file you are trying to add. Also, there is no ATOM xml payload needed for this operation.

Note: Be sure to make the new audio file available to the application. For example, if you are writing a Java™ application, you might use a method that extends the EntityEnclosingMethod class to reference the file. Or, you might make the file available by adding it to a file system location that is HTTP addressable.

Method URI Description
PUT /profiles/ Value of the href attribute of the <link rel="" .../> element in the user's profiles feed.
Name Type Optional Description
string No An ID generated by Profiles to identify a certain profile.
Name Type Optional Description
string No Provide a binary audio file in the format indicated by a Content-Type header. Use "audio/wav" or "audio/x-wav"
Code Description
OK. Indicates that the request was received successfully.