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Re: Aural/Speech Media type

From: Ryan Cannon <ryan@ryancannon.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 16:21:55 -0400
Message-ID: <427145E3.3050304@ryancannon.com>
To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, www-style@w3.org

David Woolley wrote:
 >>So what is the "proper" media type for stylesheets referenced by a
 >>speech-synthesizing browser? The only implementer thus far (Opera)
 >>admits (after some ridiculous digging) that they don't support either[1].
 > There are pragmatic considerations here.  Most speech-synthesizing
 > browsers are designed to give the visually impaired user access to real
 > world web pages, so they only support visual media.

And I believe this is exactly the problem. There are a number of flaws 
in this method, which should be readily apparent. What is not apparent, 
however, is guidelines from the W3C for which medium they /ought/ to look.

Ryan Cannon
Instructional Technology
Web Design
Received on Thursday, 28 April 2005 20:22:07 UTC

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