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Re: [css3-speech] voice-pitch-range property name

From: Daniel Weck <daniel.weck@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2011 19:52:49 +0100
Message-Id: <A59A72BC-D014-41DA-8D90-BD0324C8EB38@gmail.com>
To: www style <www-style@w3.org>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>

On 13 Jul 2011, at 19:41, fantasai wrote:

> The pair of 'voice-pitch-range' and 'voice-pitch' are a little strange.
> Usually if we have a property whose name is a subset of the other, it's
> a shorthand that sets, among other things, that longhand. An example
> would be 'font-variant' and 'font-variant-caps'.

I see.

> But 'voice-pitch' and
> 'voice-pitch-range' do not have such a relationship; they're independent
> properties.
> 
> So I'm wondering if 'voice-pitch-range' should have a different name,
> maybe shorten to 'voice-range' or 'voice-variance' or somesuch?

The SSML term is "range", so "voice-range" would seem satisfactory.
I have no objection to renaming the property (I am not aware of any implementation of it).

http://www.w3.org/TR/speech-synthesis11/#edef_prosody
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