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Re: [css-egg] Introducing new draft

From: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2015 17:32:10 +0200
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
Message-Id: <770132AD-49DA-482C-B259-36F6DF548950@rivoal.net>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>

> On 01 Apr 2015, at 08:55, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com> wrote:
> 
> Florian Rivoal wrote:
> 
> > As previously discussed with a few of you at face to face
> > meetings, I've started a new draft to specify a few units
> > and values that were missing from css, and whose addition
> > make the language nicer to use, read, and maintain.
> > 
> > http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-egg/ <http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-egg/>
> > 
> > I think this should all be fairly easy to implement, and
> > in fact Opera had already implemented some of this in
> > Presto a few years back[1]. Arguably, this could push
> > some pressure on browsers that use very few bits to store
> > number types, but this is not really worse than what you
> > can do using scientific notation (or mashing the keyboard
> > for too long), so I don't think this is critical.
> 
> Very interesting proposal, thanks for putting this together.
> 
> I think the values for the 'voice-rate' property could be improved with the addition below:
> 
>   voice-rate: [normal | x-slow | slow | medium | fast | x-fast | newyorker-fast | <speech-rate>] || <percentage>

This could be interesting, but I am a bit worried about the internationalization aspect of singling out a single US city. CCing the i18n wg to get some feedback.

 - Florian
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