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Re: [whatwg] acronym - Proposal for re-instating

From: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2012 19:40:29 -0400
Message-Id: <C1E54C0E-4D7F-442D-A255-E44CB03E333D@opera.com>
To: Willabee Wombat <willabeewombat@gmail.com>
Cc: whatwg@whatwg.org

Le 15 oct. 2012 à 11:40, Willabee Wombat a écrit :
> <acronym> the word is spoken.
> <abbr> the abbreviation is spelt out, letter by letter.
[…]
>      - Screen readers may make use of them.

simple definition. 
An issue though, (automatic) translation. for example

    <abbr title="United Nations" 
          lang="en">UN</abbr>

would have to become in French once translated.

    <acronym title="Organization des Nations Unies" 
             lang="fr">ONU</acronym>

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Karl Dubost - http://dev.opera.com/
Developer Relations, Opera Software
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