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Re: [css-speech] Splitting into Level 1 and Level 2

From: Henrik Andersson <henke@henke37.cjb.net>
Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2015 14:49:47 +0200
Message-ID: <558E9BEB.90905@henke37.cjb.net>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Bo J Campbell <bcampbell@us.ibm.com>
How much does user agents care about fully implementing a level before
going for the next one?

fantasai skrev:
> While I think the CSS Speech module defines a really cool processing
> model for speech rendering of a document, we don't have much in the
> way of implementations. Also I suspect that a good speech stylesheet--
> one that enhanced, rather than interfered with, the speech user
> experience--would be hard to create without a better understanding of
> the "default UA stylesheet" and a fair amount of specialized training,
> so would be beyond the capabilities of most authors.
>
> However, I think the 'speak' and 'speak-as' properties would be very
> useful to have in the general authoring toolkit. The 'speak' property
> in particular allows speech rendering to have different hiding/showing
> of content than visual layout, without any weird hacks. So I'm thinking
> maybe we should split CSS Speech into two levels:
>
>   Level 1: 'speak' and 'speak-as'
>   Level 2: Everything currently in the spec.
>
> This might encourage implementation of 'speak' and 'speak-as' in
> browsers.
>
> Thoughts?
>
> ~fantasai
>
>
>
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