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RE: Speak-Punctuation

From: Garth Wallace <gwalla@sfgate.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 1999 10:57:23 -0700
Message-ID: <7E36FB0187D9D211B6710060979380A2BF920B@caen.sfchron.com>
To: Daniel Glazman <Daniel.Glazman@der.edf.fr>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Exactly. The way it appears in the spec, "none" would
have the effect of a long pause, like the end of a sentence,
between each letter. And yes, I agree that "ignore" sounds
a lot better than "skip".

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	www-style-request@w3.org [SMTP:www-style-request@w3.org]
> Sent:	Thursday, August 12, 1999 5:52 AM
> To:	Daniel Glazman
> Cc:	www-style@w3.org
> Subject:	Re: Speak-Punctuation
> 
> At 02:04 PM 12/08/99 +0200, Daniel Glazman wrote:
> >Garth Wallace a écrit :
> >> 
> >> It might make sense to add a "skip" value to
> >> the speak-punctuation property, for use with
> >> acronyms that nomally use periods, like "The
> >> Man From U.N.C.L.E"
> >
> >Isn't
> >
> >  The Man From <ACRONYM STYLE="speak-ponctuation : none">
> >		U.N.C.L.E</ACRONYM>
> >
> >enough ?
> 
> I don't think so.  "speak-punctuation: none" says that punctuation is
> rendered as "various pauses", which would make "U.N.C.L.E" sound quite
> awkward.
> 
> "ignore" might be a bit more clear of a value than "skip".
> 
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Received on Thursday, 12 August 1999 14:03:33 GMT

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