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[Bug 10320] Allow an arbitrary string as the voice for forwards compatilbity

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Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

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--- Comment #3 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>  2010-09-10 22:53:24 ---
This would mean that if we introduced a new element, it would end up being
considered the voice in older UAs... I guess that's not too bad...

Might be better just to go straight to have a generic voice syntax though.
<$voice> maybe? With some predefined ones? (Predefined as in having default
styles, like $narrator could be italics?) I don't know what a good syntax would
be though. <:voice> is bad because it clashes with pseudo-class syntax in CSS,
which might box us in later. *voice, !voice and +voice clash with other parts
of CSS syntax. [voice] wouldn't be hidden in older SRT UAs. Any other
suggestions? Maybe a V:voice setting on the timings line?

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