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[whatwg] W3C compatibility

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2007 16:44:22 +0000
Message-ID: <1171298662.7386.188.camel@galahad>
David Walbert wrote:

> What about an abbreviation for a single word:
> 
> 
> <abbr title="Mister" class="wordpart">Mr.</abbr>
> <abbr title="January" class="wordpart">Jan.</abbr>
> 
> 
> In this case the abbreviation is always pronounced as the word it
> abbreviates (title attribute), so a screen reader would simply read
> the title attribute and move on. (Of course "wordpart" is an
> unpleasant sort of class name, but...)

What distinction are you drawing between a contraction (as in "<abbr
title="Lieutenant" class="contraction">Leut.</abbr>") and a "wordpart"?

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Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Monday, 12 February 2007 08:44:22 UTC

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