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Re: Acronym and Abbrev tags


From: Sam Buchanan
Date: May 21, 2002 9:43AM

Cohen, Lisa A. wrote:
> In the HTML specification for the acronym and abbrev elements, it says:
> "When necessary, authors should use style sheets to specify the
> pronunciation of an abbreviated form."
> Does anyone know how to do this? Also, does Jaws or any other AT
> recognize the appropriate rendering instructions in CSS?

CSS2 has aural style sheets:

In particular, you may be interested in speak:

For example:
<abbr style="speak: spell-out" title="World Wide Web">WWW</abbr>

I have no idea what support is like.

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