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Re: use of <acronym> in our documents

From: Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2009 16:58:42 +0200
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At 16:23 17/06/2009, Johannes Koch wrote:
>Shadi Abou-Zahra schrieb:
>>Dear group,
>>During the previous teleconference call we agreed on an approach 
>>for using <acronym> elements in our documents.
>Do we want to markup and expand abbreviations like "e.g.", "i.e.", "etc."?

It may be more work to use acronym markup than to replace with the 
explanation or expansion ('<acronym title="for 
example">e.g.</acronym>' versus 'for example').

Best regards,


>Johannes Koch
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