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Re: "phonemes" property in the CSS3 Speech module

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2011 16:39:09 -0800
Message-Id: <86ACE1D9-4C44-48B2-B66B-705B093148A8@apple.com>
To: "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
sure seems that 
* if it's a "style of speaking" question, then it belongs in a style sheet.  
* If it's a "say this as the spoken equivalent of this text" it belongs in the markup.

"style of speaking" could be named styles with well-defined meanings, but I don't know any (not even "speak this in british RP english style"), or it could be "when 'tomato' appears, say tom-eh-toe, when aluminium appears, say 'al-LOO-min-um', ...".

trying to mix the two (notably, putting specific "say this" into the markup) seems fraught with possible error.

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Saturday, 5 February 2011 00:39:42 UTC

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