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Re: [css3-speech] reading list-style markers

From: Daniel Weck <daniel.weck@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2011 20:43:04 +0100
Message-Id: <E6644649-FEC6-4362-A902-CA1EDF2F76C5@gmail.com>
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Charles Belov <Charles.Belov@sfmta.com>
Good point, thanks !

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

On 7 Jun 2011, at 20:20, Belov, Charles wrote:

> Daniel Weck wrote on Tuesday, June 07, 2011 1:28 AM
>>> On 6 Jun 2011, at 23:06, Belov, Charles wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Even if CSS does not dictate how to read the different levels, I'd
>>>> still like to see something explicitly requiring or at least
>>>> recommending that the user-agent allow the user to differentiate
>>>> beginnings and endings of levels in some manner.
>>>>
>>>> "For these list item styles, the user-agent defines
>> (possibly based
>>>> on user preferences) what equivalent phrase is spoken or
>> what audio
>>>> cue is played. List items with graphical bullets are therefore
>>>> announced appropriately in an implementation- dependent manner."]
>>>>
>>>> does not appear to reference levels at all.
>>>>
>>
>> I added:
>> "For hierarchical lists structures, it is recommended that
>> user-agents announce the nesting depth of list items."
>>
>> ...which I think is loose-enough to cover various begin/end
>> announcement styles for list items.
>>
>> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-speech/#lists
>
> It works for me.  Good solution, thanks.
>
> There appears to be a minor typo.  I would have written "For
> hierarchical
> list structures, it is recommended that user-agents announce the  
> nesting
>
> depth of list items." (singular "list")
>
> I'm thinking this might belong in the preceding paragraph rather than
> specifically under disc, circle, square.  Typically, if these are
> ordered
> lists, change in level may be indicated visually by changing numeric
> style.
> However, if when changing levels we switch from upper-alpha to
> lower-alpha,
> or from Arabic to Roman numerals, there would not be any change in how
> the
> item letters or numbers are read aloud, so some indication of the
> nesting
> depth would still be needed.
>
> Hope this helps,
> Charles Belov
> SFMTA Webmaster
>
>
>

Daniel Weck
daniel.weck@gmail.com
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