[Standards] Comments on XEP-0301 -- Section 1 - TTY

Matthew Miller linuxwolf at outer-planes.net
Wed Aug 22 22:34:50 UTC 2012


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On Aug 22, 2012, at 16:32, Gunnar Hellström wrote:


> /The US Access Board has the following definition in its latest proposal for Accessible procurement, Section 508. E.103.4
> /http://www.access-board.gov/sec508/refresh/draft-rule.htm
> /
> TTY./  Equipment that enables interactive text based communications through the transmission of frequency-shift-keying audio tones across the public switched telephone network.  TTY includes devices for real time text communications and voice and text intermixed communications.  Examples of intermixed communications are voice carry over and hearing carry over.  One example of a TTY is a computer with TTY emulating software and modem.
> 
> 
> It is a bit special that we have a North American and an international term.
> 

The citation does not need to be inline with the rest of the text.  The vast majority of the time, this is done using end notes in XEPs.

> It looks strange to devote so much space and effort to get the US term properly explained. Shall we just delete TTY, and only say Text telephone ?
> 

That works, I believe you still need the reference.  See above.


- - m&m

Matthew A. Miller
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