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Re: Raw minutes of 15 June UA Guidelines

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2000 09:45:48 -0400
Message-ID: <394F758C.3D4989D7@w3.org>
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
CC: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Jon Gunderson wrote:
> 
> Ian,
> I don't think we only need to look at speech browsers for implementation
> experience, but any technology that uses speech including screen readers
> and OCR technologies like Open Book Ruby Edition and Kurzweil 1000/3000.

I said "speech technologies"....

 - Ian

> At 10:12 PM 6/19/00 -0400, Ian Jacobs wrote:
> >Jon Gunderson wrote:
> > >
> > > On control over speech rate and other characteristics all of our
> > > implementation experience is based not on CSS principles, but on
> > > enumeration of the ranges of speech technologies and providing controls
> > > that reflect the enumerated values.  I think this approach should be the
> > > first priority, since we can show that it can be implemented.  The
> > > secondary consideration if information can not be enumerated.
> >
> >I agree with Jon that we should find out what we can about
> >existing speech technologies and the ranges that are offered
> >(as Gregory examined for speech rate [1]).
> >
> >Gregory, would you take an action to report back ranges of values
> >for the various speech characteristic properties (excluding emacspeak,
> >which I guess conforms to CSS2's properties in this case, but is
> >not a browser)?
> >
> >  - Ian
> >
> >[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/2000AprJun/0482.html


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