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[css3-speech] new WD: CSS3 Speech Module

From: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 15:57:02 +0100
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <200412211557.02853.bert@w3.org>

Some people already noticed it: there is a new CSS working draft, since 
last Friday:

    CSS3 Speech Module

This module defines aural properties that give control over rendering to 
speech. It is designed to match the model described in the Speech 
Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) 1.0. Which means in particular that it 
should be possible to take a document and a style sheet and produce an 
SSML document that contains the exact rendering of that document as 
described by the style sheet.

Compared to the previous version, you may notice the introduction of an 
"aural box model," that describes the layers of aural "padding" before 
and after each element. The new property 'rest' represents one of those 

If you have comments, please send them to this list. To make it easier 
for the editors to find the comments, please prefix the subject line 
with "[css3-speech]" like I have done for this e-mail.

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