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Re: Abbreviations and Acronyms: [techs] Latest HTML Techniques Draft

From: Christian Wolfgang Hujer <Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2003 16:17:45 +0100
To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, www-html@w3.org, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <200312121617.50301.Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com>

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Hi,

Am Freitag, 12. Dezember 2003 12:02 schrieb Christian Wolfgang Hujer:
> My point:
> - since acronyms aren't neccessarily pronouncable, it's required to differ
> between acronyms and abbreviations for speech browsers; a separate, e.g.
> class based scheme is required anyway, since for <abbr title="for
> example">e.g.</abbr> you'd might want to make an exception from the rule to
> speak the title and want to spell out the element content instead. So you'd
> need at least three classes to be implemented in an aural stylesheet:
> * spell out element content
> * read title
> * read element content
ouch, there's missing a _not_:
- - since acronyms aren't neccessarily pronouncable, it's _not_ required to 
differ between acronyms and abbreviations for speech browsers, since a 
separate, e.g. class base scheme is required anyway...

Bye
- -- 
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Christian Wolfgang Hujer
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E-Mail: Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com
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