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From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2007 14:20:50 +0000
Message-ID: <1171290050.7386.180.camel@galahad>
David Latapie wrote:

> The rationale was that the difference between <abbr> and <acronym> is 
> presentational. 

Hmm. Maybe it could be described as presentational, I'm not sure. I
thought the rationale was authors don't understand what acronyms are
because Miriam-Webster's definition is so misleading. <duck/>

> Consequently, what about a microformat?

Hmm.

<span class="ex-acronym">CERN</span>
<abbr title="Federal Bureau of Investigation"
class="initialism">FBI</abbr> 
<abbr title="National Aeronautics and Space Administration"
class="acronym">NASA</abbr>
<abbr title="Lieutenant" class="contraction">Leut.</abbr>

Any others?

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Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Monday, 12 February 2007 06:20:50 UTC

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