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[whatwg] Speech input element

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 20 May 2010 14:32:18 +0200
Message-ID: <op.vcz7r4ah64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Thu, 20 May 2010 14:29:16 +0200, Bjorn Bringert <bringert at google.com>  
> It should be possible to drive <input type="speech"> with keyboard
> input, if the user agent chooses to implement that. Nothing in the API
> should require the user to actually speak. I think this is a strong
> argument for why <input type="speech"> should not be replaced by a
> microphone API and a separate speech recognizer, since the latter
> would be very hard to make accessible. (I still think that there
> should be a microphone API for applications like audio chat, but
> that's a separate discussion).

So why not implement speech support on top of the existing input types?

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 20 May 2010 05:32:18 UTC

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