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Re: Comments from PFWG on CSS3 Speech Module

From: Daniel Weck <daniel.weck@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2011 17:05:02 +0100
Cc: www-style@w3.org, Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, List WAI Liaison <wai-liaison@w3.org>, List WAI PF <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>
Message-Id: <3F53CCD9-0E77-4F62-8308-D632F436F0F5@gmail.com>
To: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>

On 11 Oct 2011, at 20:25, Janina Sajka wrote:
> 2.)	voice-volume: silent;
> 
> The spec should give an example of expected appropriate usage of this value.
> Because this generates a period of silence equal to the length of the
> would-be-spoken content, most listeners will just assume speech output has
> prematurely stopped. In radio terms, this is "dead air." How do you expect this
> value to be useful?
> 
> Despite the at-risk status of this property, we believe it would be extremely
> useful for conveying context, particularly in situations such as two-party
> dialogue. 

'voice-volume' is not marked "at-risk". Can you clarify what you mean please?
Cheers, Daniel
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