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Re: Speak-Punctuation

From: John Buell <dadaist@peak.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 1999 21:53:08 -0500
Message-ID: <001701bee536$fcc339c0$5075dfd0@johnbuell>
To: "Garth Wallace" <gwalla@sfgate.com>, "'www-style@w3c.org'" <www-style@w3.org>
> 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"
>
> Also, with speak-punctuation set to code, would
> "14.32" be read as "fourteen point thirty-two" or
> "fourteen period thirty-two"?
>
Couldn't we just program the computer to make certain gutteral sounds a la
Victor Borge? :)

-John
Received on Thursday, 12 August 1999 22:55:27 GMT

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