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[wcag2] Acronyms and abbreviations

From: Jens Meiert <jens.meiert@erde3.com>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 12:28:02 +0200 (MEST)
To: "W3C WAI-GL" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <31280.1084530482@www19.gmx.net>

Please help -- I had in mind that explaining /every/ abbreviation and
acronym on a page is considered necessary and useful, but the guidelines
state to 'use the abbr (and acronym) element to expand abbreviations where
they first occur' [1].

What is really recommended, using them once or everywhere?

All the best,

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG10-HTML-TECHS/#text-abbr

Jens Meiert
Interface Architect (IxD)

Received on Friday, 14 May 2004 06:30:32 UTC

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