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Re: [html] "title" text semantics, and "minor" element discussion

From: Jens Meiert <jens.meiert@erde3.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 15:36:46 +0200 (MEST)
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <11026.1129642606@www-master.gmx.net>

> > But screenreaders, for example, read the title, so doesn't it
> > definitely make sense to allow e.g. "abbr" elements for
> > abbreviations, addressed and "styled" via "speech" media type?
> 
> No. It is generally unsound to assume that every abbreviation should be 
> expanded when read aloud. 

Oh, no, I do not necessarily mean that they should be expanded, but merely
that they are spelled out, for example (so that "abbr { speak: spell-out; }"
applies here).


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Jens Meiert
Information Architect

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