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Re: [css3-speech] 'speakability' property name

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2011 09:09:47 -0700
Message-ID: <4DB83FCB.6090805@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 04/27/2011 06:12 AM, Daniel Weck wrote:
> Hi !
> There are currently no implementations of 'speakability' [1], as it has only just been created from the old [2] 'speak'
> property (which is now split into 2 distinct properties).
>
> Existing implementations [3] of previous versions of the CSS3-Speech draft will have to be updated anyway, so we might as well
> grab the opportunity to fix the specification now. Given the scarcity of both CSS-Speech/Aural implementations and content, I
> would have thought that the "annoyance" caused by the renaming / refactoring of the speaking properties would be minimal. Note
> that the proposed change would not diverge much from the old CSS 2.1 Aural Appendix [4] either:
>
> 'speak' ==> [auto | none | normal]
> 'speak-style' ==> [ normal | spell-out | digits | literal-punctuation | no-punctuation ]

This works for me. :) Although maybe some more explicit keyword would
be better than 'normal', maybe 'always'? (Though that doesn't match
well with 'none'...)

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 27 April 2011 16:10:18 GMT

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