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Re: Deprecate <accronym> (was: Brainstorming - abbreviations)

From: Rimantas Liubertas <rimantas@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 14:58:50 +0200
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Colin Lieberman:
<...> Two elements aren't needed. The semantic distinctions between abbr and
> acronym are murky at best.

+1

<...> These elements are really only useful to super-conscientious authors who
> are trying to be helpful to their readers. There is absolutely no need
> whatever to distinguish between acronyms and abbreviations for these uses.

+1

> So why kill acronym and not abbr? Semantically, abbreviation is the
> broader category. Not every acronym is an abbreviation.

+1

> All that said, I'm strongly in favor of tabling this discussion
> completely until we've made more progress on larger, more important issues.

+1

Regards,
Rimantas
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