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Re: [css3-speech] cue volume

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2011 14:56:07 -0700
Message-ID: <4E14D9F7.80503@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 07/06/2011 09:12 AM, Daniel Weck wrote:
>
> On 30 Jun 2011, at 02:01, fantasai wrote:
>
>> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-speech/#cue-props
>>
>> # The loudness of prerecorded audio cues can be adjusted relative to
>> # the volume level of synthetic speech, inherited value from the
>> # ‘voice-volume’ property.
>>
>> Given that cues are prerecorded audio, which presumably has a volume
>> of its own (that can fluctuate during the audio clip), how is that
>> volume matched to the voice-volume?
>
> This is an oversight on my part: left-over prose from the recent move
> to decibels. Thanks! (please have a look at the corrected prose)

Looks good, but I'm wondering now, voice-volume controls the cue when
it's value is 'silent', but not when it's anything else. That seems
somewhat odd. Do we want cues linked to the voice-volume? Or should
they be independent? (It is *voice*-volume, after all.)

~fantasai
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