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

From: Daniel Weck <daniel.weck@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 22:18:45 +0100
Message-Id: <FAD85E45-4C12-4D19-AD8A-C91DA7B75316@gmail.com>
To: W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
Editors's draft updated with 'speak' and 'speak-as':

http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-speech/#speaking-props

/Daniel

>> On Apr 27, 2011, at 9:12 AM, Daniel Weck <daniel.weck@gmail.com>  
>> 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 ]
>>>
>>> (PS: I am not keen on your suggested 'pronunciation' property  
>>> name, because of the risk of confusion with phonemes and  
>>> lexicons ... thus why I propose 'speak-style' instead)
>>>
>>> Thoughts ?
>>> Daniel
>>>
>>>
>>> [1]
>>> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-speech/#speakability
>>>
>>> [2]
>>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-css3-speech-20041216/#speaking-props
>>>
>>> [3]
>>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Mar/0389.html
>>>
>>> [4]
>>> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/aural.html#speaking-props
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