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Re: aural CSS (was Alt text (was VIKI - text transcodeing))


From: Phil Teare
Date: Jan 22, 2007 1:30PM

This is a great point.

This is pretty much down to the fact that its a step too far to expect the
average web developer to care about learning Aurall CSS.

I love the idea, its just too involved to work in practice...

Something I think that is equaly unlikely to ever be implimented by most web
devs, but that would be great if they did, would be phoneme tags to state
how to pronouce names. The difference here would be that even if only a
percentage of news sites and blogs did this, it could be used to build the
phonetic dictionaries of engines. So the next site you went to that didn't
bother, would benefit from the one that did.

Has there been an attempt to standardize this (I'm guessing several...)


On 22/01/07, John Foliot - Stanford Online Accessibility Program <
<EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Keith Parks wrote:
> >
> > Too bad you can't use the pause-before and pause-after aural css
> > rules on the ALT content.
> Too bad we can't get a mainstream browser or screen reader to support
> aural
> CSS...
> JF