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"number sign" in W3C Manual of Style

From: Thomas Baker <baker@sub.uni-goettingen.de>
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2006 12:34:22 +0200
To: spec-prod@w3.org
Message-ID: <20060809103422.GA2608@sub-tombaker>

Section 12 of the Manual of Style says that "number sign"
should be preferred to "crosshatch" when referring to the 
symbol "#".

It may be worth noting that in the context of discussing
identifiers, e.g. in [2], this symbol is referred to as a
"hash".

Tom Baker

[1] http://www.w3.org/2001/06/manual/
[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-swbp-vocab-pub-20060314/

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