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ABBR and ACRONYM are for user agents not for end users

From: Andrew Arch <andrew.arch@nils.org.au>
Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2004 10:43:55 +1100
To: "EOWG \(E-mail\)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
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EOWG members may be interested in the developments in XHTML 2.0 - acronym is
out.

See a good discussion at http://www.smackthemouse.com/20040108

And yet, at this stage ACRONYM, not ABBR is what is supported by screen
readers.

Andrew
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