This document explains what kind of session and element data can cause
problems for VoiceXML Insert elements and how to resolve this issue.
The information in this document is based on Cisco Unified Call
Services, Universal Edition, and Cisco Unified Call Studio, Universal
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Symptoms: The voice browser throws an error.semantic
event, and your voice application uses a VoiceXML Insert element with the
"Include: All Element/Session Data" option checked in its element configuration
on the General tab.
Resolution: This error occurs when one or more session
or element data variables includes a period (.) in its name. For example, these
variable names would cause this issue:
The means by which Cisco Unified Call Services makes element and
session variables available to the VoiceXML used by VoiceXML Insert elements is
to declare all these variables in the root document with the <var>
elements. As Section 5.1.3 of the VoiceXML 2.0 Recommendation
period is used to delimit the scope prefix from the variable name, so, when a
variable name such as "this.is.my.var" is encountered, the voice browser
attempts to evaluate "this" as a scope and fails with an error.semantic
In order to resolve this issue, rename your element and session data
without the use of periods.