[standards-jig] JEP-0071 comments

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Sep 16 17:48:57 UTC 2003

On Sat, Sep 13, 2003 at 10:21:36AM +0200, Jacek Konieczny wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 12, 2003 at 11:02:45PM +0300, Alexey Shchepin wrote:
> >  JK> If not, then how should speech-synthetizer pronounce bold text?
> > 
> > It can process <strong/> element by pronouncing text strongly, but IMHO it
> > should not process <span style='font-weight: bold'/> -- there are no meaning of
> > "font weight" in speech.
> I understand this, but this doesn't make speech-synthetizer not
> compliant with XHTML-IM. Console client is similar case - if it can't
> switch font-family, then it doesn't have to process this style, but IMHO
> it can try to simulate other font using eg. other color.

I think a console client (e.g., cjc :) should try to emulate or
translate support for those physical styles into appropriate colors or
whatever in the console interface. I'll look at how to address this in
the JEP.


Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation

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