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

From: Noah Slater <nslater@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2007 14:32:58 +0000
Message-ID: <9ea1c1180703250732m2b8f9basfa80ea27f8d489e1@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Lee Roberts" <lee_roberts@roserockdesign.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org

> WWW as we all know represents World Wide Web.  How can this be an
> abbreviation when clearly it is an acronym?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acronym

You are incorrect in your assumptions.

Acronyms ARE types of abbreviations, as are initialisms.

Noah

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