Tomer Shemesh

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    Tomer Shemesh commented  · 

    Right now if someone says "Alexa turn up the volume on my TV/Speaker/Ect" when we get the directive https://developer.amazon.com/docs/device-apis/alexa-stepspeaker.html#adjustvolume

    it just includes the payload with the property volumeSteps and defaults to 10 if not specified.

    The problem with this is that you have chosen the default step size for us but not let us know that you have done this. My speaker has a volume from 0-25 so adjusting the volume by 10 causes a huge increase people are not expecting. But since you have not told me that they didn't specify a volume i don't know whether to increase it by 10 like you say or if a user has just said increase the volume, in which case i would like to increase it by 4 or 5.

    My solution is to either allow us a way to specify what we want to be the default volume step size when we discover a device, or add a boolean property to adjustvolume telling us whether or not a volume was specified at all.

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