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Re: (marks, definitions, terms, abbreviations, and variables <m>, <dfn>, <abbr>, <term>) part of my review of 3.12 Phrase elements

From: Robert Burns <rob@robburns.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2007 00:26:38 -0500
Message-Id: <38A0518F-B760-4768-A41C-E207F6CA7337@robburns.com>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
To: Robert Burns <rob@robburns.com>

Oops. I used the wrong abbreviation. :-)

substitute SSML for SMIL. ( I guess that belongs in the phonetic  
attribute :-).


On Jul 20, 2007, at 12:19 AM, Robert Burns wrote:

> Summary:
>
> * Propose some small editorial changes to the draft.
> * Propose new element: <term>
> * For use on mostly on <dfn>, but perhaps also on <abbr>, <term>,  
> and <var>, propose new attributes: 	scoped (boolean), defref  
> (string; required), casesensitive (boolean; referring to the defref  
> value),	phonetic (or "pronunciation" string;), initiialism  
> (boolean; referring to the defref value), asword (boolean;  
> referring to the defref value)
>
> [...]
>
> [1]: Unicode currently provides little consistent data on the  
> phonetic properties of characters.  Perhaps W3C could liaison with  
> Unicode over the issue of establishing semantic phonetic Unicode  
> characters. Alternatively we could provide a <phonetic> or  
> <pronunciation> element to contain SMIL markup. However, Unicode  
> could be enhanced to support plain-text phonetics with some minor  
> changes.
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