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Re: identifying language changes

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2008 13:59:50 -0400
Message-ID: <571E965795A142F18D566A551555A38F@HANDS>
To: "Christophe Strobbe" <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>, "Andy Mabbett" <andy@pigsonthewing.org.uk>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

and they also optimize braille useage.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andy Mabbett" <andy@pigsonthewing.org.uk>
To: "Christophe Strobbe" <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, July 18, 2008 1:45 PM
Subject: Re: identifying language changes

In message <>, 
Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be> writes

>Several people provided arguments against marking up language changes 
>for each foreign name and word.
>One person said that frequent language changes were judged as annoying 
>or even a hindrance in many tests with blind users (what's wrong now, 
>why is there a pause?).

Surely there are more reasons for marking up language changes than just 
to cater for speech-synthesiser users? What about as an aid to 
spell-checking, search optimisation, and translation?

Who's top say that the next version of whichever user-agent pauses at 
such a change. won't be fixed?

Andy Mabbett
Received on Friday, 18 July 2008 18:00:33 UTC

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