ISSUE-363: Handling speak-as for uncommon languages

Handling speak-as for uncommon languages

State:
CLOSED
Product:
css-counter-styles
Raised by:
Richard Ishida
Opened on:
2014-07-04
Description:
3.9 Speech Synthesis: the speak-as descriptor
http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-counter-styles/#counter-style-speak-as

What do we expect will happen if the UA doesn't know how to pronounce a letter of the alphabet or a number in the language of the text? Eg. what would it do for text i might mark up in some fairly uncommon language such as Abkhazian, or Aragonese, or Aymara?
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  1. I18N-ISSUE-363: Handling speak-as for uncommon languages [css-counter-styles] (from sysbot+tracker@w3.org on 2014-07-04)

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It would do the same thing as it did if you had <span lang=Abkhazian>1234</span>. Don't think this is really an issue. :)

Elika Etemad, 24 Jul 2014, 15:20:20

Comment rescinded.

Richard Ishida, 23 Sep 2015, 19:12:11

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