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Re: [css3-speech] voice-volume

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 11 May 2011 15:02:18 -0700
Message-ID: <4DCB076A.8010206@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 05/11/2011 10:57 AM, Daniel Weck wrote:
>
>> I'm not convinced of this use case. Do we really have users who would
>> rather silence a cue than remove it?
>
> Well, SSML eloquently states:
>
> ---
> "silent", the contained text is read silently;
> ---
>
> When this "silencing" logic is applied to spoken text via the main
> 'voice-volume' control, it affects the volume level in the
> aural box model as a whole. As a result, prerecorded audio cues
> "automatically" get silenced, as their volume is expressed
> relatively.

That makes sense. We can do that already, though.

> Arguably, this isn't motivated by any tangible use-case,

If we don't have a tangible use-case (or even a good theoretical
one!), let's not complicate the the cue syntax by adding this.
If it turns out it's needed, then people can post to www-style
and we can add it later.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 11 May 2011 22:02:46 GMT

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