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Re: Suggestion to add "spacing between sentences" to CSS3 Line WD

From: Shelby Moore <shelby@coolpage.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 21:54:54 -0600
Message-Id: <4.1.20021218215209.01c533c0(null)>
To: Mikko Rantalainen <mira@cc.jyu.fi>
Cc: www-style@w3.org


Apologies for 2nd reply to same msg, but wanted to add:

>>> In my last response, I stated that I think sentence parsers are better way
>>> to go.  And that I bet parsers exist, even I don't have time to research 
>>them.
>>
>>Sentence parsers sound great, but I'm afraid we aren't seeing any of 
>>those in any browser in next N+2 years. Probably never, if the only 
>>reason to have them is to have slight improvement in rendering. In 
>>addition, such a parser should be able to decipher incorrect grammar and 
>>typing mistakes to be usable in normal web pages.
>
>Grammar correction and other uses of sentence parsers (such as natural
> inflection text-to-speech) sounds like a great idea for a way to incentivize
> their inclusion in user agents.

...and sentence parsers is a base algorithm for translators, so the other
74% can read the other 64% of pages in their native language!!

:-)


-Shelby Moore 
Received on Wednesday, 18 December 2002 22:54:16 GMT

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