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Re: "number sign" in W3C Manual of Style

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 10:02:19 -0700
Message-ID: <44DB669B.1080204@w3.org>
To: Thomas Baker <baker@sub.uni-goettingen.de>
Cc: spec-prod@w3.org
Thomas Baker wrote:
> 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".

Changed to:

  usually not pound sign, hash, crosshatch or octothorpe
  but hash namespace in SKOS Core

Or is the use wider than SKOS? Maybe you will know a better way to describe
the exception. Thank you.

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

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